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Venus Williams reaches fourth round at US Open

Venus Williams easily eliminated 185th-ranked qualifier Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-2, 6-1 on Friday at the US Open. The No. 3-seeded Williams reached the fourth round for the 12th time in 12 trips to Flushing Meadows.

sports Updated: Sep 04, 2010 09:20 IST

Venus Williams easily eliminated 185th-ranked qualifier Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-2, 6-1 on Friday at the US Open.

The No. 3-seeded Williams reached the fourth round for the 12th time in 12 trips to Flushing Meadows.

She won 18 of 21 points at the net and finished with a 29-5 edge in winners.

Williams' younger sister Serena watched the match in the stands. Serena Williams withdrew from the tournament because of a foot injury.