Venus Williams looked flat and was ousted in the second round of the grand slam tournament by up-and-coming Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 2-6, 6-3, 7-5.
Yeah, I wasn't in control of the points. I definitely noticed that she kept getting the first shot. I was definitely playing defensive. I'm definitely used to dictating the points a little more. It was kind of a pattern that wasn't the best for me. with a smile giving off the faintest of sighs Venus said.
The 20-year-old Suarez Navarro, appearing and making her first appearance in the Melbourne Grand Slam event is the world number 46 and possesses a world-class one-handed backhand, While ranked 46th in the world, she is not an easy out players. Many believe that she is an upcoming talent who can perform on the big stage, last year she reached the quarterfinals of the French Open.
The third round will commence on Friday, including matches for top-ranked Serb Jelena Jankovic, third-seeded Russian Dinara Safina and fifth-seeded Serbian Ana Ivanovic.