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Venus Williams exits Wimbledon; is it for the last time?
Venus Williams exits Wimbledon; is it for the last time?

A grand and glorious tennis career that began on the public courts of Compton and was nurtured by a proud and ambitious father edged closer to the end at Wimbledon on Friday. Or maybe not. Venus Williams went out in the third round. She is 34, is living with a condition called Sjogren's syndrome that can bring unusual fatigue, has won five titles here, but hasn't sniffed one since she got to the final in 2009 and lost to her sister Serena. This was a third-round match against a talented opponent, 2011 champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic. The final score was 5-7, 7-6 (2), 7-5. It might have been even closer than the score. "There were three break points in...

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