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Hong Kong Open: Venus Williams falls in second round

Hong Kong Open: Venus Williams falls in second round

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Naomi Osaka upended second-seeded Venus Williams in their second-round match at the Hong Kong Tennis Open on Wednesday. The 19-year-old Japanese player posted a 7-5, 6-2 victory to exact a bit of revenge from getting bounced by Williams in their Wimbledon match earlier this year. "I feel like even if I hit one semi-short ball she would come in and crush it, so I had to play really well," the 64th-ranked Osaka said of defeating the fifth-ranked Williams. The win comes on the heels of Osaka upsetting sixth-ranked Angelique Kerber at the U.S. Open. Williams benefited from a double fault by Osaka to earn the first break of the match, but the 37-year-old was unable to capitalize. Osaka rebounded with a flourish to claim the first set and rushed out to a 5-0 edge in the second before dismissing ...
Famous birthdays for Aug. 5: Jesse Williams, Maureen McCormick

Famous birthdays for Aug. 5: Jesse Williams, Maureen McCormick

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Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo.They include:-- French novelist Guy de Maupassant in 1850-- Film director John Huston in 1906-- Astronaut Neil Armstrong, first man to step on the moon, in 1930-- Hockey Hall of Fame member Herb Brooks in 1937-- Actor Loni Anderson in 1945 (age 71)-- Actor Maureen McCormick in 1956 (age 61) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns in 1959-- Basketball Hall of Fame member Patrick Ewing in 1962 (age 55)-- Actor Jonathan Silverman in 1966 (age 50)-- Rapper Adam Yauch (Beastie Boys) in 1964 File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI -- Actor DeRay Davis in 1968 (age 49)-- Actor Jesse Williams in 1981 (age 36)-- Olympic runner Lolo Jones in 1982 (age 35)-- Actor Olivia Holt in 1997 (age 20) ...