It is pretty much evident that the Williams sisters have ruled the women’s tennis world for almost two decades. Venus Williams is the older one among the two.
Certainly, one of the greatest women tennis players ever has contributed a lot in enriching the game with intense athleticism.
Venus has a total of 49 WTA singles titles, only behind her sister among the active players. Venus has been on the top of the Women’s Tennis Association, i.e., No. 1 rank for 19 weeks overall.
She first reached the summit in singles in February 2002 and has been there for 11 weeks. Moreover, she has played in Grand Slam singles finals 16 times, tasting victory on seven occasions out of them.
Again, in terms of prize money, too, she lags behind her sister Serena only. With her determination and passion for the game, Venus has been an inspirational figure for all women, especially those of color.
Besides, the charm and entertainment she brought to the tennis game are equally applauding.
We have witnessed a player receive such immense success despite economic background. We highly recommend you to read this article that summarizes her personal and professional life.