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safinforlife
Jan 6th, 2006, 08:29 AM
January 5, 2006

Venus defeats Mirza but obtains injury
Hopefully not threatening to her chances of participating at the Australian Open that begins in just over a week (January 16), but Venus obtained an unknown injury (back or pelvise) during her exhibition match against Sania Mirza of India on Thursday. Venus won the match 6-3, 6-3 but will not continue in the tournament do to the injury. Serena lost her singles match to Elena Dementieva yesterday, so both are now focusing on the Australian Open.

Article found on venusandserena.homestead.com

safinforlife
Jan 6th, 2006, 08:31 AM
I dont know if this is true or not because i havent found any other articles about it.

stijntje
Jan 6th, 2006, 08:31 AM
I expected this...

Knizzle
Jan 6th, 2006, 08:34 AM
That's not true, Serena still has another match to play and I don't think Venus has withdrawn yet. There would be no reason for Venus to wait till the last minute to pull out of an exhibition.

Knizzle
Jan 6th, 2006, 08:38 AM
You might want to change that thread title also.

Kenny
Jan 6th, 2006, 08:43 AM
I agree, because I didn't see the question mark. I was like what???

She said she wasn't going to (if I'm not mistaken) because she's not playing any tourneys before the Aus Open so she wants court time.

You kinda scared me there.. lol

KimC&MariaSNo1's
Jan 6th, 2006, 09:08 AM
hows this exhibition gonig whos won got some results

The Kaz
Jan 6th, 2006, 09:14 AM
Singles
Davenport def Vaidisova 6-2 6-2
V.Williams def Mirza 6-3 6-3
Dementieva def S.Williams 6-3 6-1
Clijsters def Zheng 3-6 6-2 6-2

Doubles
Clijsters/Mirza def S.Williams/V.Williams 8-7
Dementieva/Zheng def Davenport.Vaidsova 8-2

tennisjam
Jan 6th, 2006, 09:20 AM
sh#t, no... :o

those injuries make me sick...