Williams admitted that she has thought about ending her absence from the March tournament having purposely avoided it after alleged heckling and racial abuse
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Thursday 16 June 2011
Venus Williams' hopes of securing a title on her return from injury were ended today as she was beaten by Daniela Hantuchova in the quarter-finals of the AEGON International at Eastbourne.
Monday 13 June 2011
Sunday 12 June 2011
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Thursday 19 May 2011
Andy Roddick, understandably, is rather tired of hearing the question, in one form or another: What's wrong with U.S. tennis?
Wednesday 11 May 2011
Saturday 26 March 2011
American women's tennis is being given an insight into the future in Miami this week – and the signs are not encouraging. The absence of the Williams sisters through injury is serving only to underline the lack of up-and-coming talent.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Politicians made young people so many promises – education, education, education – and yet a whole generation has ended up with very little. Latest figures show that nearly a million people under 25 are unemployed. Even worse, 600,000 haven't worked since leaving school.
Saturday 22 January 2011
Venus Williams insisted that she still had plenty of tennis left in her, but there was an inescapable feeling here yesterday that the women's game was approaching the end of an era.
Friday 21 January 2011
Venus Williams bowed out of the Australian Open tonight but insisted she had "peace of mind" after giving her all against Andrea Petkovic.
Thursday 20 January 2011
Andy Murray said on Twitter that he had "never heard so much noise in a tennis match" while Ross Hutchins, his Davis Cup colleague, said Venus Williams was "making noises that I didn't think were possible".
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Venus Williams narrowly avoided a second-round exit at the Australian Open today after battling back to overcome a leg injury and Czech opponent Sandra Zahlavova.
Thursday 26 August 2010
Sunday 04 July 2010
The timing of Venus Williams' fine for not attending a press interview on Wednesday could hardly have been more appropriate considering her new book had been released 24 hours earlier. The subject of the tome? Interviews with 50 people about the importance of sport in their lives.
Sunday 04 July 2010
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