Venus Williams withdraws in 3rd round
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Clutching her side and crying out in pain, Venus Williams lasted just seven points Friday in her third-round match Friday at the Australian Open and withdrew from a Grand Slam singles match for the first time in her career.
After losing the first game of her third-round match to Germany's Andrea Petkovic and trailing in the second, Williams stretched to her right to return a serve. She hit the ball, then reached toward the right side of her stomach. It was ...
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