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Venus Williams: 'In 1995, I didn't know how to win'

Venus Williams: 'In 1995, I didn't know how to win'

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by Gatto Luigi

Venus Williams first played Rogers Cup event in 1995, 22 years ago. She is still competing and reached her ninth Wimbledon final last month. The American player was asked in press conference in Toronto about how she has changed then and now.

This is what she said, ''I know how to win. I didn't know how to win then. It was completely overwhelming, the whole experience. And I was playing a player who, you know, had experience. I had nothing at the time except for a long way to go.

And I thankfully went, so here we are.' Venus also spoke about handling her schedule in the late period of her career: 'I do play a little bit less than also my opponents as well. Some of them are ranked ahead of me because of that too.

But I'm going to stick with that game plan, and it's been working so far for.' ALSO READ: A Police Officer Blames Venus Williams for Fatal Crash .

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