Venus Ebony Starr Williams is the oldest of the famous “Williams Sisters”. She was born on 17 June 1980 and is a professional tennis player.
On October 31, 1994, at the age of 14, she became a professional.
Venus has won seven Grand Slams and has been a former world No.1 in both the singles and doubles competition.
Her parents Richard Williams and Oracene Price trained and coached she and her younger sister, Serena, for a greater part of their playing careers. Venus is an Olympic gold medalist.
The tennis star who attended Indiana University East has won a career total of 49 titles.
Together with her sister Serena, Venus dominated women tennis for more than a decade. The pair has won 14 doubles major titles as partners.
Venus Williams Illness: What Disease Does Venus Williams Have?
Venus Williams suffers from a condition called Sjögren’s syndrome.
The condition, described as a chronic systemic autoimmune disease, is when the body’s immune system attacks itself.
She made this revelation concerning her health status in 2019.