Venus Williams

Williams sisters win gold in women’s tennis doubles

Serena Williams and Venus Williams from the United States have defeated French Open champions Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual of Spain to capture the gold medal in the Women’s Doubles Tennis at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
China’s Yan Zi and Zheng Jie defeated Alona Bondarenko and Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine 6-2, 6-2 to win [...]

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Li Na said the support of local spectators helped her to beat Wimbledon champion Venus Williams.
“It helped me and pushed me a lot,” Li, the world number 42, told reporters after beating Williams 7-5 7-5 and becoming the first Chinese Olympic singles semi-finalist.
“But I did not hear exactly what they were shouting. I was completely [...]

The United States tennis team for the Beijing Olympics has been announced.
The team includes Venus and Serena Williams and Lindsay Davenport in the women’s side and James Blake in the mens.
The men in the team include Sam Querrey and Robby Ginepri.