Venus looking for 1st French Open title in 20th appearance

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Venus Williams accidentally spilled the beans on the gender of her pregnant sister Serena's baby.

She is breaking an Open Era record with her 20th appearance at Roland Garros, and moved second behind sister Serena among all active players for matches played here.

"She's going to call me "favorite aunt, '" Venus Williams said".

Less than six months after a knife attack at her home, two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova was back competing, winning the first match of her comeback 6-3, 6-2 at Roland Garros against 86th-ranked Julia Boserup of the United States.

Venus Williams overcame a slow start in her second round match at the French Open as Kurumi Nara made the American work hard for the win.

Venus Williams is doing well outside of tennis, as she has several businesses, including an interior design business, and she is launching a television show that is an all-female Shark Tank for those supporting entrepreneurship among ladies.

PARIS-Serena Williams, the victor of 23 Grand Slam titles, often dominates tennis' most coveted events, leaving her young challengers with scraps. And it's not something which should be my excuse, but, you know, I got mad. You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace.


"I know his personality off the court and he knows mine", he said.

"I didn't tell a lot of people, to be quite honest, and I'd been saving it", she added. "If she stays here through the end, I would like that". It was just a few days earlier, on May 28, that Venus said her lips were sealed when it came to personal matters involving her sister. Kvitova threw her racket in frustration after double-faulting on match point, but the players warmly embraced at the net.

"When I was trailing, I know she had done things to earn it, to be at 4-2, so it was a credit to her".

Russian Ekaterina Makarova, who upset world No. 1 Angelique Kerber in the first round on Sunday, could not follow up on her stunning performance. He raised me to be a competitor and a fighter to the last point.

During an interview with Eurosport Wednesday (via Us Weekly), Venus Williams said Serena Williams is having a girl.

Williams spoke about Serena's presence as a spectator. Despite being pegged back to deuce from 40-15 up, Williams held her serve to level the scores.

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