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Venus Williams

Full Name

Venus Ebony Starr Williams is her full name.1)


On June 17, 1980, she was born.2)

Tennis Player

She is a professional tennis player from the United States.3)

Number 1

Former world number one in both singles and doubles.4)

Wimbledon And US Open

Williams has five Grand Slam singles titles from Wimbledon and two from the US Open.5)


She is largely considered as one of the sport's all-time greats.6)

Trained By Parents

Venus Williams, like her younger sister Serena, was trained by her parents, Oracene Price and Richard Williams, turning professional in 1994.7)

First Final

At the 1997 US Open, she reached her first major final.8)

First Major Wins

Williams won Wimbledon and the US Open in 2000 and 2001.9)


She also won the Olympic singles gold medal in Sydney in 2000.10)

Number 1 Single

On February 25, 2002, she became the world's number one singles player for the first time. Becoming the first African American woman in the Open Era to achieve so. 11)

Four Finals

Between 2002 and 2003, she reached four consecutive major finals. Serena beat her every time.12)


In 2010, she regained the world No. 2 ranking in singles, but was sidelined again by injuries.13)


She eventually recovered to form beginning in 2014. This will culminate in two major final appearances in 2017 at the Australian Open and Wimbledon. Williams has won 14 women's doubles majors in addition to her seven singles majors. Serena is supported by everyone. The duo has never lost in a Grand Slam doubles final.14)

Number 1 Doubles

On June 7, 2010, she and Serena became the world No. 1 in doubles for the first time after completing a non-calendar-year Grand Slam at the French Open.15)

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