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Tuesday / May 28.
  • Venus Williams Ready for Another Open Run

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    NEW YORK — If you’re looking for a feel-good story at this U.S. Open, look no further than Venus Williams.

    While her younger sister, Serena, is a heavy favorite to win the whole thing, Venus is an extreme long-shot to regain the form that saw her win here in Flushing Meadows in 2000 and ’01.

    A year ago, Venus was forced to withdraw from her second-round match here after it was revealed she was battling the autoimmune disease known as Sjögren’s Syndrome. She ended up missing nine months of action.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

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