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Venus Williams to make Birmingham debut

The tournament runs from June 15-22.

Svitolina beats Venus at Roland Garros

Seventh-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams is out of the Roland Garros after being defeated by ninth seed Elina Svitolina.

Venus sets up all-Williams clash at Italian Open

Venus and Serena Williams will take on each other in the second round of the Italian Open.

Halep swats Venus in Miami

The Romanian will meet Serena Williams next.

Halep recovers to beat Hercog, Venus wins in Miami

She will face 3-time Miami Open champion Venus Williams in the 4th round.

Venus Williams holds off Jakupovic to advance at Miami tennis

38-year-old Venus Williams turned back Dalila Jakupovic 7-5, 6-3 in 78 minutes at the WTA Miami Open.

Venus surges, Keys stumbles at Indian Wells

Venus roars back to defeat third seed Petra Kvitova while Mona Barthel comes from behind to dismiss Madison Keys.

Venus overcomes illness to advance at Indian Wells

Williams broke Petkovic for the sixth time in the final game to make up for a dismal second set.

Halep confronts Venus as Serena and Djokovic resume Slam drive

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus is unseeded, but remains a threat.

Harried Halep staggers into Open clash with Venus

Halep eventually downed Williams 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-4 after two-and-a-half hours.

Veteran Venus battles back to reach Open second round

Williams, who has reached the final at Melbourne Park twice, will meet Alize Cornet of France next.

Venus wins three-set thriller against Azarenka

The two hour 10 minute marathon was packed with power and precision, and Azarenka's nine aces were not enough.

US Open champion Osaka sets sights on Tokyo Olympics

The fast-rising tennis star has already become Japan's first Grand Slam singles champion after she stunned Serena Williams in New York last month and became the top-ranked Japanese woman since Kimiko Date in 1995.

Serena Williams out of China Open draw

Williams' name, along with that of her sister Venus, did not appear on a list of 64 players ahead of the tournament's start on Saturday in Beijing.

Serena, Venus to meet for 30th time at US Open

It will be the Williams sisters' first time playing against each other at the US Open.

Venus outlasts Kuznetsova in brutal US Open heat

The 16th-seeded Williams came out strong in the first set, firing winners and attacking the net to put pressure on Russian, who won the tournament in 2004.

Halep doubles up by destroying Williams in straight sets

Halep blitzed the 38-year-old Williams 6-2, 6-2 in just 71 minutes to reach the quarter-finals but went through 3 gruelling sets to overcome Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Venus starts slowly but wins Rogers Cup opener

Venus Williams overcame a poor start to beat Caroline Dolehide in the first round of the Rogers Cup.

Venus falls in quarter-final at Silicon Valley Classic

Williams has not advanced past the third round of a tournament since March and has yet to find the form that helped her reach two Grand Slam finals in 2017.

Williams sisters happy as women given centre stage

Venus and Serena Williams were pleased by the Wimbledon organisers' decision to spotlight women's tennis.

Venus rolls over qualifier after slow start

The 38-year-old American brought her experience to bear from the second set to seal a comfortable win in her first meeting with the Romanian.

Tall story: Catsuit Serena teams with Venus in doubles win

Venus and Serena, at 6ft 1in (1.85m) and 5ft 9in (1.75m) respectively, cut imposing figures standing next to Aoyama and Kato, 5ft 1in (1.54m) and 5ft 2in (1.57m).

Unheralded Collins stuns Venus in Miami quarter-finals

Danielle Collins produced the performance of a lifetime and pulled off an almighty shock at the WTA Miami Open on Wednesday, sending Venus Williams crashing out 6-2, 6-3 to reach the semi-finals.

Venus Williams rallies to reach Miami Open quarters

Williams, 37, was made to work hard for her passage into the fourth round, fighting off three match points before eventually seeing off Kiki Bertens in a three-hour battle on Sunday.