By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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Pictures of past champions line the walls of the stadium hallways at the Dubai Championships. The women's victors include two-time winner Venus Williams, and two who are back this year, Caroline Wozniacki and defending champ Agnieszka Radwanska.
As a 4-year-old she watched Venus Williams playing on TV and fell in love with her dress.
His heavily tattoed arms include one in Japanese that says, "Beauty Will Save the World."
In the midst of the Williams sisters' first bustling visit to Africa, Serena wasn't quite sure which country she was in Saturday.
After months of injuries and illnesses, Venus Williams was all smiles as she interrupted a break during an exhibition match with her sister Serena to shake her hips to a Nigerian pop song.
Venus Williams helped Washington catch up, then beat Coco Vandeweghe in a last-game tiebreaker as the Kastles completed their second straight undefeated championship WTT season with a 20-19 victory over Sacramento on Sunday.
Venus Williams hopes to end a healthy and successful summer with another first _ a World Team Tennis championship.
At a U.S. Open that will be remembered for goodbyes by Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters, another former No. 1 and Grand Slam champion, Venus Williams, left with a spirited second-round loss that felt nothing like a farewell.
You'll be pleased to know there's a "clause" in the rules of badminton "that players have to make their best efforts." Mark Adams, a spokesman for the IOC, told us so Wednesday after eight women competitors were bounced from the Olympics for mailing it in in three different languages — Chinese, Korean (South, to be specific) and Indonesian.
At one end of the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center on Wednesday night, American Coco Vandeweghe served Aravane Rezai of France into submission. At the other, countrywoman Vania King experienced similar success. Their victories give the United States three quarterfinalists entering Thursday's action at the Citi Open.
Five-time champion Venus Williams and four-time Grand Slam winner Kim Clijsters are unseeded at Wimbledon for the first time in more than a decade.
The Taliban launched a series of coordinated attacks on as many as seven sites across the Afghan capital on Sunday, targeting NATO bases, the parliament and Western embassies.
The Taliban launched a series of coordinated attacks on at least seven sites across the Afghan capital on Sunday, targeting NATO headquarters, the parliament and diplomatic residences. Militants also launched near-simultaneous assaults in three other eastern cities.
Venus Williams will make her comeback in an exhibition match against her sister Serena in Colombia on Wednesday, two months after pulling out of the U.S. Open because of an immune system disease.
Venus Williams' smile was tinged with a bit of sadness when she said goodbye to the U.S. Open for 2011 _ certainly not on her terms and certainly not the way most people expected.
"Winning Wimbledon was really great. I'd probably have to lean towards that (being the highlight)," she said.
Her fifth Wimbledon title was probably the highlight of a good year, although collecting pins from other athletes at the London Olympics was almost as good as collecting the gold medal in singles and doubles, she said.