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Venus Williams

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Birthday
17, 1980
Birthplace
Lynwood, CA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Lynwood, CA

About

Won the Australian Open and French Open singles competition in 1998 and compiled a number of tournament championships in doubles play alongside her younger sister Serena Williams.

Before Fame

Her family moved out of Compton so the girls could learn to play under Rick Macci.

Trivia

She was the first black woman to become World No. 1.

Family Life

Her parents are Richard Williams and Oracene Price.

Associated With

She became one of the first three female tennis players to reach the finals of all four grand slams, along with her sister and Maria Sharapova.