Jun. 17th, 1980
Lynwood, California, USA
Venus Williams' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles
- At the 2005 Nasdaq-100 Open, she defeated 'Serena Williams' (qv) in the quarterfinals, snapping a six-match and three-and-a-half-year losing streak to her younger sister.
- Won her fifth Grand slam title and her third Wimbledon in July 2005.
- Longtime companion is pro golfer Hank Kuehne.
- Her fastest serve was clocked during French Open tennis tournament 2007 at 128 miles per hour. Her second fastest serve was clocked at 127.4 mph during the Zurich Indoors 98 against French tennis player 'Mary Pierce (II)' (qv).
- American tennis player. Older sister of 'Serena Williams' (qv).
- Defeated younger sister 'Serena Williams' (qv) in the 2008 Wimbledon Finals.
- First woman in 70 years to win the Wimbeldon Ladies Title having saved a Championship Point, 2005. Helen Wills Moody won the title in 1935 having saved Championship Point.
- First woman to win an Olympic gold medal in singles and doubles (with Serena) since 1924. Singles titles: Wimbledon (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007); U.S. Open (2000). Doubles titles (with Serena): Australian Open (2000, 2003); Wimbledon (2000, 2002); Roland Garros (1999); U.S. Open (1999).