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Venus Williams just ran out of steam

Updated: August 31, 2012, 12:58 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- On the night that Andy Roddick retired, Venus Williams simply looked, well, tired.

Against No. 6-seeded Angelique Kerber, Williams -- suffering from a chronic autoimmune condition, Sjogren's Syndrome, which saps her strength -- looked every one of her 32 years. She lost to the powerful German 6-2, 5-6, 7-5 in a second-round match.

The contest ran 2 hours, 45 minutes long.

Kerber, a semifinalist here a year ago, has now beaten Williams three times this ...

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