Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams revealed Tuesday she has pulled out of this year's Grand Slam event.
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Defending champion Maria Sharapova advanced with a first-round victory at the French Open Monday, joining China's Li Na and Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland.
Top-seeded Serena Williams reeled off a 25th straight win but sister Venus Williams fell in first-round matches Sunday to kick off the French Open.
World No. 1 Serena Williams, with a personal record winning streak intact, heads to the French Open as a huge favorite.
World No. 1 Serena Williams swept to a second-round win Tuesday at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
Laura Robson posted a Rome International tennis tournament win Monday over Venus Williams that gives her a match against world No. 1 Serena Williams.
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Sisters Serena and Venus Williams set up their first competitive match in five years Friday by reaching the semifinals of the Family Circle Cup.
Eurgenie Bouchard and Steafine Voegele both defeated seeded players Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the rain-plagued Family Circle Cup.