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  1. Bees and Giggles No Match for Venus

    Stinging distractions can’t faze the “other Williams.” Her tough first opponent in the U.S. Open, Kimiko Date-Krumm, drew laughter when reduced to flailing at a bee. Venus, 34, who has contended with illness and years on the lower rungs of the rankings, faced her own menace early on: She lost the first set. But the two-time U.S. Open champ quickly took control, later wooing the bee onto her racket before proceeding to deliver her own winning sting.

    NYT, Washington Post, CBS

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