The Latest: Venus Williams fined $3.000 at French Open
May 27, 2015, 1:24 AM
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PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open
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.
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