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Venus Williams

Venus Williams Age, Net Worth, Husband & Stats

Venus Williams, the American professional tennis player is getting more statistics over the years, and as we all know Athletics is burgeoning all over the world lately, most particularly Football, Cricket, Field Hockey, Tennis, Table Tennis, Volleyball and more, so are numbers of athletes distending.

Are you a huge fan of one of the professional tennis player Venus Williams? If yes, then in this article, minds will be rubbed up on Venus Williams Biography, Age, Net Worth, Career and Statistics.

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Who Is Venus Williams?

Williams is a professional Ebony tennis player who is specialized in handling rackets and balls in a rectangular court. She was born in Lynwood, Los Angeles, California, on the 17th of June 1980 to the family of Richard Williams and Oracene Price, who were both an american tennis coach, giving Venus and her younger sister Serena, zealous potentiality of playing tennis. At her age of 7, a local professional tennis player Tony Chesta spotted and identify her potential in the world of sport. 

In other for Venus and Serena to be attending the Tennis Academy of Rick Macci, Richard Williams moved his family from Compton, California to West Palm Beach in Florida. whereby Rick Macci, a great coach in the tennis academy was positioned to provide additional coaching for her at the age of 10. She held a 63-0 record and was graded No 1 among the under-12 players in Southern California on the United States Tennis Association junior tour.

 

Venus Williams Tennis Career.

After her early life tennis trainings and competitions, she was on three different occasions ranked No.1 by the the Woman’s Tennis Association. She then had her first and only professional tournament for the year 1994 in October 13, 1994, and turned Professional at the age of 14, after matching with her opponents up to a set in her first professional tournament, before being defeated by world Number 2 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario. She thereafter persist with her professional tennis career in 1995, playing three more professional events, and reached the quarterfinals of the Oakland tournament. Although, she was being put down at the other two events in the first round of the Los Angeles and the Toronto tournament.

Williams participated in 15 tournament events in 1997, archiving several wins and making it to the top 100 in April 14, 1997. She turned into the first ever African American, unseeded U.S. Open women’s finalist in 1997, at the open era, and was later on ranked No.22 in top 50 before the end of year 1997.

She progressed on her road to stardom in year 2000, participating in the Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia and became the gold medalist of the singles competition, shortly after winning the Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, including the 13 Grand Slam doubles titles. She also won 3 more Olympic Games gold medals, all in the women’s doubles in year 2000.

Williams Tennis Career was nearly derailed in the mid 2000s due to the chronic wrist pain from tendinitis she suffered, missing the first five months in that particular year. She then won the Wimbledon singles title, giving her a great comeback in 2007, she also won 6 professional tournament, alongside with 13 subsequent single matches. However, she missed two Clay Cort matches at the beginning of the season, reason being that she was facing undisclosed medical problems in 2008.

In 2011, she suffered an autoimmune disease which adversely affected her functioning glads and was diagnosed with Sjögren’s Syndrome. Her Sjögren’s Syndrome diagnosis followed her retirement in the third round match of her second game against Andrea Petkovic, within which she obtained a hip muscle injury in the second round.

Williams made another big comeback in 2013, where she won the dead-rubber, after defeating Liezel Huber in straight sets, at the doubles match competition of the Federation World Cup Group II tie between USA and Belarus. Venus and Serena likewise won the doubles gold medal, making it there third time of winning the medals. Venus and Serena Williams became the most Olympic Gold medalist of all times in all tennis players, either Male or Female over the world.

Net Worth.

Williams paved her successful life with her professional tennis Career, being the second highest paid tennis player all over the world. She built her numerous fortune gradually, net Worthing over $95 million. in 1995, Venus signed a $12 million contract for five years with Reebok, having a estimated net worth of $12 million. She signed yet another five years contract with same Reebok in year 2000, this time, having a $40 million deal and earning $40 million in year 2000. Venus built more fortunes within year 2003 and 2006, earning over $36 million at intervals of the years. 

In year 2008, her Career salary prize was $3.78 million. her tennis career in 2009 to 2011 enriched her with a estimation of $43 million. Williams became more wealthier in 2012 up till present date, having a estimated net worth of $95 million over the years.

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Is Williams Married?

Being a huge fan of Venus Williams, Many people will be fascinated to be enlightened about her personal life, more specifically, her marital status, but the shocking part is that, The professional tennis player has no husband likewise children and she is not yet married. Meanwhile, she has and presently having a relationship with Multi millionaire Nicholas Hammond, who is among the wealthy social circle.

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