Venus stuns holder Bertens in Cincinnati, Serena withdraws

Aug 13, 2019; Mason, OH, USA; Venus Williams (USA) returns a shot against Kiki Bertens (NED) during the Western and Southern Open tennis tournament at Lindner Family Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) – Former world number one Venus Williams, playing what she called “smart” tennis, beat defending champion Kiki Bertens 6-3 3-6 7-6(4) in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday before her sister Serena withdrew due to back problems. Serena, who was forced her to retire from the Rogers Cup final on Sunday […]

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