The only injury that should prevent Venus from beating the Silvia Farina Elias of the world is a broken right arm. She just didn't show up today, and she has no one to blame but herself.
"He who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor from the Lord." -- Proverbs 18:22
"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." -- Herb Brooks
"A man who views the world the same at 50 as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life." -- Muhammad Ali