Jun. 17th, 1980
Lynwood, California, USA
Venus Williams' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles
- Defeated younger sister 'Serena Williams' (qv) in the 2008 Wimbledon Finals.
- American tennis player. Older sister of 'Serena Williams' (qv).
- Longtime companion is pro golfer Hank Kuehne.
- 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.
- Won her fifth Grand slam title and her third Wimbledon in July 2005.
- 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).
- 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).
- Seeded no. 23, she beat her own 2005 record as the lowest women's seed to win Wimbledon's single title (2007).