25/06/2012 12:03 BST | Updated 25/06/2012 12:06 BST

Venus Williams Beaten In Wimbledon Opening Contest (PICTURES)

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Bling: Venus Williams modestly wears earrings emblazoned with her name

Venus Williams has crashed out of Wimbledon in the first round for the first time since her debut in 1997.

Russian Elena Vesnina claimed a 6-1 6-3 success on Court Two.

We'll miss the American tennis player and her taste in flamboyant frocks both on and off the court.

Here are some of the five-time champion's finest moments in pictures.