Venus Williams is out after Wimbledon's first round

venus-williams-wimbledon-2012-gi.jpgFor the first time in 15 years, tennis star Venus Williams won't be advancing at Wimbledon after she logged a disappointing loss to Elena Vesnina. Williams will go home instead of logging another Wimbledon title -- she's a five-time singles champion.

"I've lost before, so I know how to deal with it," Williams tells the New York Times. "You know, that's basically how I feel right now. Simple as that."

Williams lost 6-1, 6-3 to Vesnina. It's her worst loss at the tournament and, reports Yahoo! Sports, only her fourth first-round loss in her Grand Slam career.

Next up, the 32-year-old tennis sensation will be Olympic competition, which will be played on the same courts as Wimbledon. And she's not ruling out a future return to Wimbledon.

"Life is challenging but I'm always up for a challenge," she said.
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