Venus blames poor fitness for early St Petersburg exit

2017-02-02 20:25

Venus Williams blamed poor fitness for her 55-minute defeat to Kristina Mladenovic at the St Petersburg Trophy.

Serena storms to record Australian Open win

2017-01-28 12:01

Serena Williams has won an Open era record 23rd Grand Slam title, beating sister Venus in the final of the Australian Open.

Illness, injuries didn't stop Venus believing

2017-01-26 17:16

Venus Williams says she never doubted she'd reach another Grand Slam final despite an eight-year drought.

Sister act as Serena, Venus eye family final

2017-01-25 12:50

America's Williams sisters can write another chapter in their eventful family history as they attempt to set up their ninth Grand Slam final.

Venus 'living the dream' as hot Coco awaits

2017-01-24 08:59

Age-defying Venus Williams says she is living the dream after making yet another Grand Slam semi-final.

Venus, Coco look to steam into last four

2017-01-23 12:00

Ageless Venus Williams shows no signs of slowing down with another Grand Slam semi-final beckoning.

Venus takes out Chinese, hungry for more

2017-01-20 11:48

Venus Williams ended Chinese hopes at the Australian Open, swatting aside Duan Yingying to make the fourth round for a 10th time.

ESPN criticised over Venus 'gorilla' comment

2017-01-19 10:21

US broadcaster ESPN was plunged into a race row after one of its commentators compared tennis player Venus Williams to a "gorilla".

Serena's fiancé gets Venus' seal of approval

2017-01-16 13:15

Venus Williams has given her seal of approval to younger sister Serena's fiancé, calling Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian a "super nice guy".

Injury forces 'old' Venus out of Auckland

2017-01-04 07:14

Venus Williams has pulled out of the Auckland Classic with an arm injury just hours after "feeling old" in overcoming unsung teenager Jade Lewis.


Take a moment to honour the greats

2017-01-30 08:35

This past weekend saw four of sport's most influential characters locking horns, and it was great, says Lloyd Burnard.

Serena on all-Williams final: 'We've both won'

2017-01-26 20:45

Serena Williams has declared the Australian Open a victory for her family as either herself or Venus Williams will triumph in the women's singles final .

Venus battles past Vandeweghe into final

2017-01-26 08:06

Venus Williams rolled back the years to battle into her first Grand Slam final since 2009, brushing off Coco Vendeweghe at the Australian Open.

Oldies golden on slick Aussie surface

2017-01-25 10:14

Tennis's old guard has staged a surprise revival at the Australian Open, with some wondering whether faster court conditions are the reason.

Vintage Venus powers into semis

2017-01-24 07:03

A vintage Venus Williams has powered past Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and into her third Australian Open semi-final.

Ageless Venus makes 37th Slam quarter-final

2017-01-22 06:17

Ageless Venus Williams powered into an amazing 37th career Grand Slam quarter-final to set up an Australian Open showdown with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

ESPN drops commentator over Venus 'gorilla' remark

2017-01-20 07:30

US broadcaster ESPN has dropped commentator Doug Adler after he compared Venus Williams to a "gorilla" at the Australian Open.

Venus rolls back years despite elbow injury

2017-01-18 06:49

Venus Williams rolled back the years to move smoothly into the Australian Open third round despite an elbow injury.

Venus not in Melbourne for 'kicks, giggles'

2017-01-16 08:24

Veteran campaigner Venus Williams dug deep to grind her way into the Australian Open second round, beating plucky Kateryna Kozlova in two gruelling sets.

Williams sisters to face Savea brothers

2016-12-22 13:35

Sibling pride will be on the line when tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams take on All Blacks duo Ardie and Julian Savea in an exhibition doubles match.

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