African American tennis goddess. Has won 3 Wimbledons, 2 US Opens, and 1 Olympic Gold.
Venus Williams laid the smack down on Sharapova at Wimbledon last year.
Venus Ebony Starr Williams is an American tennis player and former world No. 1, Venus was born on June 17th, 1980 in Lynwood, California U.S. She is 6 feet and 1 inch tall (1.85 m), she plays Right-handed with a Two-Handed backhand. In 2002, she became first African American Player to have the No 1. raking in Tennis since the computer rankings began in 1975. She is a powerful baseliner with an aggressive, attacking all-court game and a skilled and effective volleyer, she uses her 1.85m long wingspan to impose her will at net. She is considered one of the greatest movers on tour especially on grass.more...
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...
Verb: The act of a woman or a girl letting her sister win a competition so she does not hurt her feelings. This sibling is usually more passive and eager to please than her sister.
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.
Sasha constantly ran a 10.9 in the earlier heats of the 100 M dash but then obviously Venus Williamsed the final race when she ran a 12.1 and lost to her sister Olga.