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The Latest: Venus Williams fined $3.000 at French Open

The Latest: Venus Williams fined $3.000 for skipping press conference after French Open loss

The Latest: Venus Williams fined $3.000 at French Open

PARIS (AP) -- The Latest from the French Open

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Venus Williams has been handed a $3,000 fine by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open.

After the 15th-seeded Williams lost 7-6 (5), 6-1 to Sloane Stephens on Monday, she snubbed the media, instead issuing a short statement.

It was Williams' second opening defeat in three years at Roland Garros.


Updated : 2021-09-24 20:06 GMT+08:00