"By talking with people like Arthur Ashe, John Wilkerson and Jimmy Evert, I can learn how to give my daughters class and self-respect and make them outstanding citizens," says Richard. "If I can teach those things, it's like giving them pure gold, even if they don't play pro tennis."
Meanwhile, Venus contemplates a future that includes both tennis and college. "I think you have to believe in yourself and never give up and one day you'll make it," she says.
All the way to Jupiter, perhaps, with a shovel in one hand and a racket in the other.