Result: Venus Williams blasts past Sara Errani in Cincinnati

Venus Williams
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Venus Williams dismantles seventh seed Sara Errani 6-3 6-0 in the third round of the Cincinnati Open.

It took Venus Williams a little over an hour to defeat seventh seed Sara Errani and make it through to the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Open.

The American broke her Italian opponent once to claim the opening set 6-3.

The seven-time Grand Slam champion then crushed Errani 6-0 in the second to close out the match in devastating style.

Next up for Williams is a quarter-final clash with third seed Samantha Stosur.

Venus Williams
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