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.
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 pummels a forehand down the line.
Venus Williams advances in straight sets.
Game, Set and Match Miss Venus Williams 7-5, 6-4.
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