Venus Williams ousted early
NEW YORK -- Venus Williams closed out her Grand Slam season Thursday night with a 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 second-round loss to sixth-seeded Angelique Kerber at the U.S. Open.
Williams, the 2000 and '01 champion at Flushing Meadows, finished with 60 unforced errors. The match lasted 2 hours, 45 minutes.
She finished the year with only two victories at the Grand Slam events -- one at the French Open and another at Flushing Meadows.
Last year, Williams departed the U.S. Open before ...
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