Venus Williams Crashes Out In First Round Of Singles Tennis In Rio

Four-time gold medallist, Venus Williams yesterday crashed out of the Olympic tennis tournament in Rio, losing to Belgium’s Kirsten Flipkens 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) in a three-hour centre court marathon.

ALSO READ  ‘I Cannot Fulfil All Campaign Promises’, President Buhari Admits

“She had been ill for a few days with a bad virus. She had an upset stomach and she was coughing up a lot, you could see she was really struggling,’ said US captain Mary Jo Fernandez, who faced the media in Williams’ place.
This is the first time in her career that Venus will lose in the opening round. She’s said to be suffering with a virus and was heard coughing during the match. She will now play in the doubles with Serena.
Previous ArticleNext Article
Daniel Enisan is a content writer at edliner.com. With a degree in mass communication, Daniel is a full breed journalist. Daniel is a realist, loves the use of sarcasm, a movie and music junkie. He is also a poet and a good listener.

1 Comment

  1. Hmmm is anyone else encountering problems with the images
    on thyis blog loading? I’m trying to determine if its a problem on my ennd
    or if it’s the blog. Any feed-back would be greatly appreciated.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *