The World Number One and Number one tournament seeded doubles team were upset by Vera Zvonareva and Elena Vesnina 6-3, 3-6, 4-6. It was the first doubles loss for the Williams' sisters at Wimbledon since 2003 and Venus is totally out of the tournament.
It also killed their chance to complete a calendar year doubles Grand Slam by taking this tournament.
And the haters are celebrating.
From the Wimbledon website.
Great day of tennis... Would be nice, if serena loses her semi....Tired of seeing physical overpowering on others.. Thangs, United States, 30 June 15:50
Comments like 'Williams sisters make womens tennis interesting' are actually funny. I suppose if you call two wanna-be fashion designers, arrogance and verbally abusing linesman interesting - Well OK. Nothing more boring in tennis than a Williams final. Looking forward to Saturday ! Steve, Great Britain, 30 June 13:07
Hurray for Zvonerera and Vesinina's win. Much needed. Now we need someone to knock Serena out of the singles. Its time for new names on the trophies. Williams, Williams and Williams all the time is SO BORING. Well done girls you deserved your win Janice K, Great Britain, 30 June 9:11
Terribly happy that they are out from the womens double & for venus defeat. Waiting for the next william... __I don't enjoy their game at all & they don't bring anything good to the sport. S.W needs anger management and V.W needs to accept that when someone beats them - it means they were better then them! Hard work! Hanna S, Great Britain, 30 June 13:16
If the Williamses were blond haired blue eyed white girls from the 'burbs or Eastern European glamazons, none of these haters would be bitching about their dominance of the world tennis rankings, or the way they have owned 'Williams'don during the last decade.
But since they're from Compton...
Now you know why I want the Williams sisters to win every damn major tournament they enter, because of bigoted and borderline racist sentiments expressed like this.
If you haters are tired of seeing the Williams sisters scoop up every Grand Slam title in sight, then their competitors need to step up the level of their play to compete with and beat them. Right now the only players in the women's tennis world capable of beating a Williams sister are themselves.
It's up to Serena to uphold Williams family honor in her semifinal against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic. Frankly, after seeing that BS on the Wimbledon website, I hope Serena wins her next two matches and I see her on Saturday holding the Venus and Serena Rosewater Dish aloft for the third year in a row.