Venus Williams: 4 Reasons She Has to Be the Favorite to Win the U.S. Open

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Venus Williams: 4 Reasons She Has to Be the Favorite to Win the U.S. Open
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The US Open is just six days away and already Venus Williams is being talked about as one of the favorites to win the tournament.

Even with 2011 getting off to a rocky start with numerous injuries and illness' keeping her out of action, fans are banking on her being in good shape for her first match next week.

Despite a rough season, in the matches she has played, Venus has done well. She has not won a grand slam since the 2008 Wimbledon win, but that won't keep fans from picking her to win the US Open.

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