Venus Williams proved once again that she’s no Serena when she was upset by some 82nd-ranked nobody at Wimbledon in the quarterfinals on Tuesday. She lossed 6-2, 6-3 to some chick named Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria.
“I just didn’t get enough balls in today,” said Williams. “I let it spiral and didn’t get any balls in. I had a lot of opportunities, a lot of short balls and I seemed to hit each one out.
“If there was a shot to miss, I think I missed it. … I didn’t bring my best tennis today,” she said.
Venus, do us all a favor and retire from the sport of Tennis. Every time you play in a tournament we always end up reporting that you got upset by some nobody. Please spare us a few seconds and just quit the sport. Thank you!
With the holiday weekend and all of the other sports news that happened over the weekend we haven’t been able to cover the US Open as closely as we would have liked too, but we’re hoping this post catches everybody up on some of the big upsets that took place during the past few days. Read the rest of this entry »