Venus will retire on her own terms

American has battled injuries but vows to stick around as long as she can

Updated: June 26, 2014, 11:20 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

LONDON -- Venus Williams won her second-round match decisively Wednesday after winning six consecutive points in a first-set tiebreaker 7-6 (4), 6-1 over Japan's Kurumi Nara.

Williams will next play 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, marking only the second time in the last 10 Grand Slams in which Williams has reached the third round. Perhaps that's why the 34-year-old has been asked so much about retirement lately. Whatever the reason, the five-time Wimbledon champ wants no ...

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