Sad exit for Venus Williams

Updated: June 25, 2012, 9:40 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- Surely, this is not the way Venus Williams wants to go out:

She walked slowly to the net, her head down, summoning the strength to force a broader-than-necessary smile. She politely shook the hand of Elena Vesnina -- a useful but unremarkable Russian player ranked No. 79 in the world -- and started gathering her things. She waved to the respectful Court 2 crowd, first with her left hand and then her right. Then she disappeared through the exit.

For good?


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