Venus Williams' U.S. Open Journey Ends Early

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Discover how Venus Williams, a seven-time major champion, faced an unexpected defeat in her 100th U.S. Open match against Greet Minnen.

In a surprising turn, Venus Williams lost to qualifier Greet Minnen in straight sets, 1–6, 1–6, ending her U.S. Open run abruptly.

The first-round match lasted only 1 hour and 14 minutes, with Minnen dominating and advancing to the second round.

Venus, a former U.S. Open winner, arrived for her 24th appearance amid much excitement but struggled due to recent injuries and limited play.

Emerging in 1994, Venus rapidly achieved stardom, claiming 7 Grand Slam titles, including Wimbledon victories, and 14 doubles championships with Serena.

Unlike her sister Serena, Venus hasn't revealed her future plans in the sport, leaving fans curious about her next move.

Venus Williams' unexpected early exit reminds us of the unpredictable nature of sports, leaving fans and experts wondering what's next for this tennis icon.