Venus Williams

Biography: Venus Ebone Starr Williams is an African-American professional women's tennis player who has won 5 Grand Slams. Born in Lynwood, California she is the younger sibling of another professional tennis player Serena Williams. Both have maintained an on-court rivalry meeting in a total of 5 Grand Slam finals (Serena won them all). However off court they live together in Miami and even have their own reality show together.
Venus first appeared on the tennis scene in 1997 when she powered her way into the U.S Open final only to lose to Martina Hingis. Then in 1999 and 1998 she won Miami one of the 6 Majors.
Her big break however came in 2000 when she won both Wimbledon and the U.S Open. The following year she retained both titles and won in Miami yet again. In 2002 she reached the final of the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S Open and lost to sister Serena in all finals. That year she reached No. 1 in the WTA rankings. Next year she reached the final of the Australian
Venus Ebone Starr Williams is an African-American professional women's tennis player who has won 5 Grand Slams. Born in Lynwood, California she is the younger sibling of another professional tennis player Serena Williams. Both have maintained an on-court rivalry meeting in a total of 5 Grand Slam finals (Serena won them all). However off court they live together in Miami and even have their own reality show together.
Venus first appeared on the tennis scene in 1997 when she powered her way into the U.S Open final only to lose to Martina Hingis. Then in 1999 and 1998 she won Miami one of the 6 Majors.

Her big break however came in 2000 when she won both Wimbledon and the U.S Open. The following year she retained both titles and won in Miami yet again.
In 2002 she reached the final of the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S Open and lost to sister Serena in all finals. That year she reached No. 1 in the WTA rankings.

Next year she reached the final of the Australian Open and Wimbledon again losing to sister Serena in both finals. 2004 was a lacklustre year for Venus and her best result was the quarter-finals at Wimbledon. However in 2005 she came back by winning Wimbledon, defeating fellow American Lindsay Davenport 4/6 7/6 9/7.
However criticism arose about her dedication to tennis when she only reached the 3rd round at Wimbledon in 2006, lost in the 1st round of the Australian Open and didn't play the U.S Open due to a "wrist injury".
Venus has her own interior design company called V Starr interiors.

GRAND SLAM HISTORY:

Australian Open:
1998: Quarter-final
1999: Quarter-final
2001: Semi-final
2002: Quarter-final
2003: Final
2004: Third round
2005: Fourth round
2006: First round

French Open (Roland Garros):
1997: Second round
1998: Quarter-final
1999: Fourth round
2000: Quarter-final
2001: First round
2002: Final
2003: Fourth round
2004: Quarter-final
2005: Third round
2006: Quarter-final

Wimbledon:
1997: First round
1998: Quarter-final
1999: Quarter-final
2000: Won
2001: Won
2002: Final
2003: Final
2004: Second round
2005: Won
2006: Third round

U.S. Open:
1997: Final
1998: Semi-final
1999: Semi-final
2000: Won 2001: Won 2002: Final 2004: Fourth round 2005: Quarter-final
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Venus Williams' Scores

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Average career score: 65
Highest Metascore: 65 Venus and Serena
Lowest Metascore: 65 Venus and Serena
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 movie review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
65 Venus and Serena May 10, 2013 Herself 5.2