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Plight of Venus Williams continues

Updated: June 20, 2013, 9:44 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

She was born 33 years ago in California, but nearly a century earlier, the Wimbledon ladies' trophy was created in her name.

Appropriately, Venus Ebony Starr Williams would win the Venus Rosewater Dish at the All England Club five times in the first nine years of this millennium.

Her younger sister, Serena, is the No. 1-ranked player in the world and the overwhelming favorite to defend her title here. But, for another fortnight, at least, they each have a handful of Wimbledon singles ...

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