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Venus Williams beats Sakkari but exile to Court No18 raises eyebrows

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The calendar insists the end is near for Venus Williams, but the results continue to dissent. The 36-year-old American – the oldest woman in the top 200 and the oldest in the draw here – overcame a game challenge from Maria Sakkari in an entertaining second-round tilt on Thursday to book a meeting with Russia’s Daria Kasatkina in the round of 32.

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Jacob Gottlieb’s Visium Asset Management, the once high-flying hedge fund firm that at its peak managed $8bn, is shutting down four of its remaining hedge funds after one of its star managers was arrested and accused of insider trading.