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Venus Williams, US Champion Stephens Out in 1st Round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — In her first match at the Australian Open since a Williams sister was ensured to win the title, Venus Williams lost in the first round to Belinda Bencic and guaranteed it can’t occur in 2018.

Venus lost a year ago’s last at Melbourne Park to more youthful kin Serena, who secured an Open time record 23rd noteworthy yet hasn’t played a Grand Slam competition since due to her pregnancy and the introduction of her first youngster. The 6-3, 7-5 misfortune for Venus Williams was her first in five vocation meeting with Bencic, who lost to Serena Williams in the first round here a year ago.

Venus Williams, US Champion Stephens Out in 1st Round

“Sloane she plays so well, won the U.S. Open — everybody knows — she’s an awesome player,” Zhang said. “I know how hard I’m functioning … coming to Australia I’m prepared for each match, each player. That is the reason I won today.” French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko made a positive begin with a 6-1, 6-4 prevail upon 37-year-old Francesca Schiavone, the 2010 French Open victor.

Ostapenko spared two break focuses in the third session of the opening set and secured the set with a pro. After a trade of administration softens up the second, Ostapenko got the definitive break in the ninth amusement, at that point served out the match after twofold blaming on her first match point.


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