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Venus Williams not sure what to expect from aunthood


Sandra Harwitt, Special to USA TODAY Sports

Published 4:13 p.m. ET May 28, 2017 | Updated 3 hours ago

PARIS — Venus Williams has always tended to be the more reticent sister in terms of giving out personal information in comparison to younger sister, Serena.

So it came as no surprise Sunday that her lips were locked when asked if she already knew that Serena was expecting a baby with fiance Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit, during the Australian Open in January. Venus lost to Serena in that Australian Open final, her first Grand Slam championship match appearance in seven-and-a-half years.

Pushed a bit more after her 6-4 7-6 (3) first-round win over Wang Qiang of China in the French Open first round, Williams relented to briefly discuss pending aunthood, which should occur sometime late in the summer.

It won’t be Venus’ first time in the aunty role, but it will be her first as a full-fledged adult.

“Well, I don’t like to talk too much, so my mouth will always be…

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