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Williams sisters lose; Clijsters wins

Updated: August 13, 2009, 9:43 PM ET
Associated Press

MASON, Ohio -- The Williams sisters have seldom spent such a miserable day together.

Venus botched routine shots all the way through a 7-6 (2), 6-4 loss to Italy's Flavia Pennetta on Thursday, the first major upset at the Cincinnati Open. She made 38 unforced errors, repeatedly dumping balls into the net or well beyond the baseline.

"I saw her after the match, and she just said she had made a lot of errors," younger sister Serena said. "I was like, 'Wow.' I didn't think I would do ...

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