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Price not always right for Venus' mom

As if Oracene Price wasn't nervous enough already, Venus Williams didn't do her mother any favors by becoming the first big casualty of this year's Australian Open.

Updated: January 23, 2009, 11:07 AM ET
By Ravi Ubha | Special to ESPN.com

Each day at the Australian Open, ESPN.com is tracking the game's brightest stars, providing an inside look at their matches, practices and routines.

Friday, Jan. 23 MELBOURNE, Australia -- The morning after, disappointment still is etched on the face of Venus Williams' mom and coach, Oracene Price. Williams, considered the favorite by many at the season's opening major, inexplicably collapsed Thursday evening against an inexperienced 20-year-old from Spain who didn't have any success on ...

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