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Venus Williams

an American professional tennis player

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Venus-Williams-Wimbeldon-Tennis-Championship-June-24-2008 Sources : Nils Jorgensen—REX/Shutterstock.com

Venus Williams is an American professional tennis player. At the age of 14 in 1994 Venus turned into a professional tennis player.

In 2002, She got the title of first singles world No. 1 ranking. Williams has won seven Grand Slam singles titles five at Wimbledon and two at the US Open.

And with the partnered sister Serena Williams they win 14 Grand Slam doubles titles.

 

Venus Williams| Age, Height, Family, and Education

Willam was born on June 17, 1980. The full name of Willam is  Venus Ebony Starr Williams and the birthplace of William is Lynwood, California.  She is one of the five daughters of Richard and Oracene Williams. Her height is 6 ft 1 in (185 cm). Her Residence is Plam Beach Gardens, Florida, the U.S. She is Right Handed Player.

Venus Williams holds a  degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University East. Moreover, She is also an Associate of Science in Fashion Design from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.

Venus was introduced by her father Richard Williams to tennis on the public courts in Los Angeles. Along with her younger sister, Serena, Richard and his mother Oracene Price teach tennis for them and they have redefined women’s tennis with their strength and superb athleticism.

Coach of Willians is David Witt (2007–2018)  and Eric Hechtman (2019–present).

 

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Williams Professional career

After moving to West Palm Beach, Florida from Compton, California, she and her sister Serena attend the tennis academy of Rick Macci. He is very helpful to them because he took notice of the sisters and also provides additional coaching to them.

At the age of 14, Williams quickly took the world of tennis by storm rising to the top-ranked position by breaking countless records and also winning numerous championships.

In the first round of the tournament, Williams played former NCAA singles champion, Shaun Stafford. In addition, Shaun Stafford, who premature that year had reached the fourth round of the French Open. Furthermore, In 1994 that was the only tournament played by Williams.

 

Serena Williams v Venus Williams Full Match | Australian Open 2017 Final
Serena Williams v Venus Williams Match | Australian Open 2017 Final Sources Google
She played three more events as a wild card In 1995.  Furthermore, In 1996 she  played five events falling in the first round four times but reaching the third round in Los Angeles,

Timeline :

  • 1994VenusWilliams turned professional on October 31, 1994, at the age of fourteen.
  • 1997:  William Debut Grand Slam singles final

  • 1998:  Williams got  1st WTA singles title, entered the top 10, and  got her first Grand Slam doubles titles

  • 1999:  Another Three Tier I titles

  • 2000:  William won  Olympic gold medals and  also 1st & 2nd Grand Slam titles

  • 2001: won 3rd & 4th Grand Slam titles

  • 2002:  For the first time she got World No. 1 ranking and also  4 consecutive Grand Slam singles finals.

  • 2003 – 4: Got in Australian Open & Wimbledon finals
  • 2005:  Won Third Wimbledon title

  • 2007:  Won Fourth Wimbledon title

  • 2008:  Won Fifth Wimbledon title, Tour Championships title, and also  Olympic gold in doubles

  • 2009: Wimbledon runner-up and also  won 4 consecutive Grand Slam doubles titles
  • 2010:  Got on No. 2 singles ranking and No. 1 doubles ranking

  • 2011: Serious  injuries, Sjögren’s Syndrome diagnosis

  • 2012: Comeback and got  Olympic gold record

  • 2013: Back injury

  • 2014: Ending title drought

  • 2015: Great Improvement at the Grand Slams and re-entering the top 10

  • 2016:  Enters in Wimbledon semifinal, and maintaining highest ranking since 2011 and record Olympic medal tally

  • 2017: Australian Open, Wimbledon & Tour Championships finalist, and return to the top 5 players. 

  • 2018: Played  1000th  career match(in Fed Cup), struggle with form

  • 2020: Slump in form, win Three Grand Slam first-round exits, One match win, out of top 75

  • 2021: Lowest ranking in 10 years, out of the top 100, and Fifth in the all-time list of women players with the most match wins at Grand Slam events

  • 2021: Also Extended her record as the all-time leader, male or female, and in Grand, Slams played, with 90.

Relationships

Venus dated golfer Hank Kuehne until 2010. From the time of Wimbledon 2007, Hank was a visible presence.

Later on in 2012, she meet with  Cuban model Elio Pis at the time who was hired as an underwear model for her clothing line. Till 2015. they were together.

In addition, Williams is dating Nicholas Hammond.

Furthermore, Hammond was born in Washington, DC. Currently, he is 72 years old. Nicholas is a  Famous American Movie Actor.

They are dating since 2017.

Venus Williams and Nicholas Hammond Beautiful Moments
Venus Williams and Nicholas Hammond Beautiful Moments Sources: Google

 

Venus Williams| Net worth, Social Media

In 2017, William had earned $38 million in court. By topping Maria Sharapova ($36.5 million)she becomes the second highest-earning female tennis player of all time.

By 2020 her career earnings is  $40.5 million. Taking about Off the court, Williams typically makes between $5 and $10 million per year from endorsements.

According to the Celebrity-Net-Worth: Venus Williams’s Net Worth is $95 Million. 

Venus William is very active in social media. She shares her workout video and games videos posted on YouTube and on  Facebook. She is also an Entrepreneur, Writer. Post related to these can be seen on different media platforms.

  • Instagram : 1.7M Followers
  • Twitter1.7M Followers
  • Facebook : 3M Followers on the official page
  • YouTube: 94.1K Subscribers
  • Personal Website:  venuswilliams.com

 

Quick Facts : 

Real Name Venus Ebony Starr Williams
Profession Tennis Player, Entrepreneur, Writer
Place of Birth Lynwood, California, USA
Date of Birth June 17, 1980 (age 42)
Birth Sign Gemini
Marital Status Dating
Boyfriend Nicholas Hammond
Height 6 ft (1.85 m)
Net worth $95 Million. 

 

Some FAQs

What is Venus Williams’s marital status?

  • Dating

Is Venus Williams gay?

  • NO, She is Straight.

Who is Venus Williams’s boyfriend now?

  • Nicholas Hammond

Does she have any children?

  • NO Venus Williams doesn’t have children.

When did Venus Williams start dating Nicholas Hammond?

  • Venus started dating  Nicholas Hammond in 2017.

Is Venus Williams having any relationship affair?

  • Dating with Nicholas Hammond

Was Venus Williams ever been engaged?

  • Yes, Venus Williams has been engaged to Hank Kuehne (2007 – 2010).

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