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Venus Williams

Venus Williams

  • Sport: Olympic Tennis
  • Nation: United States of America
  • DOB: June 17, 1980
  • Place Of Birth: Lynwood, Calif.
  • Height: 6-foot-1 / 185 cm
  • Weight: 160 lbs. / 72.5 kg
  • Career-high Singles Ranking: 1
  • Career Highlights: Won the 2000 Olympic singles gold medal in Sydney, beating Elena Dementieva in the final. ... Won the 2000 Olympic doubles gold medal in Sydney with sister Serena. ... Lost in third round of 2004 Olympics singles and in first round in doubles with Chanda Rubin in Athens. ... Owns five career Wimbledon singles titles (2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008). ... Owns two career U.S. Open titles (2000, 2001). ... Also finished as runner-up in six Grand Slams, losing five times to sister Serena. ... Owns seven career Grand Slam doubles titles, all won with Serena.
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