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Zimbabwe's Cara Black and Partner Bested by Williams Sisters at US Open

Zimbabwean tennis player Cara Black and her American doubles partner Liezel Huber lost to the American sisters Venus and Serena Williams in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2 on Monday in the U.S. Open women's doubles finals at Flushing Meadows in New York City.

Black and Huber defeated Australians Rennae Stubbs and Samantha Stosur Sunday but were no match for the William sisters who won their 10th career Grand Slam doubles - their first in New York. The doubles final was delayed by rain.

Though the Williams sisters also defeated Black and Huber at Wimbledon this spring, tennis Zimbabwean tennis fan Eric Tshapedi of Harare earlier told reporter Marvellous Mhlanga-Nyahuye that he hoped his countrywoman Black and her partner might obtain an edge if Serena Williams let her temperament get the best of her.

The Williams sister made headlines during a Saturday singles match when she vociferously took a line judge to task for a call, incurring a penalty.

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