She has reached the finals of all four Grand-Slam events, but lost the 2003 Australian Open and the 2002 French Open Finals to younger sister Serena Williams. At this moment she has a Total of Seven Career Grand-Slam Titles in Singles of which include: Two US Open Titles: 2000, 2001; Five Wimbledon Titles: 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007,2008. She also has three Olympic Gold Medals: 2000 Sydney Olympics in Singles and Doubles, 2008 Beijing Olympics in Doubles; paring with sister Serena on both occasions. She joined the WTA on October 31st, 1994; Venus has won 56 titles; which include 17 Grand-Slam Titles: Seven in Singles- Eight in Women's Doubles and Two in Mixed Doubles.
She is currently tied with Brenda Schultz McCarthy for the fastest serve in Women's Tennis which is: 130 mph. Venus resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida U.S. with sister Serena. She has her own interior design firm "V Starr Interiors" located in Jupiter, Florida U.S. and her own own fashion line "EleVen". And in my opinion the greatest Female Grass court player in the Open Era and of her generation a Classy Lady and One of the All-Time Greats in all of Tennis and Sports.
Venus Williams advances in straight sets.
Game, Set and Match Miss Venus Williams 7-5, 6-4.
Named after tennis star Venus Williams who would dominate opponents in earlier rounds of tennis tournaments but then often looked terrible when she faced her sister Serena.