Sjogren’s Syndrome

Venus Williams of the United States shakes hands at the net with Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States after their women's singles first-round match on Day Two of the 2012 US Open. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Venus Williams Tops Bethanie Mattek-Sands; Awaits Kerber In Second Round

Venus Williams overcame an early deficit for an easy win in her return to the US Open. She’ll next face sixth-seeded Angelique Kerber.

08/28/2012

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Venus Williams Adjusting To Illness, Ready For US Open

Venus Williams is feeling better and is ready to compete in the 2012 US Open.

08/25/2012

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Venus Williams: Sjogren’s Syndrome Won’t Stop Me From Returning To Tennis

Venus Williams knows it’ll get worse before it gets better. Despite withdrawing from the U.S. Open because of a recently diagnosed autoimmune disease, Williams says she “absolutely” plans to return to tennis.

WFAN–09/01/2011