Venus Williams Tops Bethanie Mattek-Sands; Awaits Kerber In Second RoundVenus Williams overcame an early deficit for an easy win in her return to the US Open. She'll next face sixth-seeded Angelique Kerber.
Venus Williams Adjusting To Illness, Ready For US OpenVenus Williams is feeling better and is ready to compete in the 2012 US Open.
Venus Williams: Sjogren's Syndrome Won't Stop Me From Returning To TennisVenus 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.