Serena slams sister Venus

Serena Williams beat her older sister Venus 6-4 6-3 to win the Billie Jean King Cup exhibition on Monday, marking the return of women's tennis to Madison Square Garden after a nine-year absence.

Serena Williams beat her older sister Venus 6-4 6-3 to win the Billie Jean King Cup exhibition on Monday, marking the return of women's tennis to Madison Square Garden after a nine-year absence.

Serena, who defeated 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 6-3 in her one-set semi-final, collected $400000 (about R4million) in the first women's matches at the Garden since the 2000 WTA Championships.

Venus, winner in Dubai and Acapulco, settled for $300000 (R3million). The reigning Wimbledon champion beat world No3 Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 6-4 in her first match. - Reuters

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