40 year old Venus Williams says she is looking forward to playing doubles with sister Serena Williams the most when the tennis circuit resumes in August.
Venus Williams says she can't wait to play doubles with Serena Williams
The 40 year old Venus was answering her fans queries on her YouTube channel about the return of the tennis circuit and was asked which opponent she was excited to play against.
“Which opponent am I excited to play? Hmm… I can’t wait to play doubles with Serena. We just have had a blast at the doubles court. We have got a lot of success. I noticed that the thing I missed the most is playing doubles.
I am looking forward to joining her on the doubles court and I just don’t care whom I play against. Who’s across the net, as long as there’s a net and there’s a match. Right?” The duo have won 14 Grand Slam women's doubles titles together.
Some of their achievements include winning four consecutive Grand Slam doubles titles from 2009 Wimbledon through 2010 Roland Garros. Their most recent Grand Slam doubles titles came at the 2016 Wimbledon event. They have been ranked No.
1 in doubles as well. Both players have won four gold medals at the Summer Olympics, one each in singles and three in doubles–all won together—the most of any tennis players. They have also completed the Career Golden Slam in doubles, twice.
the pair is unbeaten in Grand Slam doubles finals. Venus Williams has won 7 Grand Slam singles titles and reached 16 Grand Slam finals, most recently at Wimbledon in 2017. With 49 singles titles, Williams trails only Serena Williams among active players on the WTA Tour for most singles titles.
Besides her tennis accomplishments, Venus also has her own interior design firm V Starr Interiors and her own fashion line, EleVen. She is also known for leading the cause of equal prize money in women's tennis. Serena Williams has also won 23 Grand Slam singles titles in her career and is chasing the all-time record held by Margaret Court, who has won 24 Grand Slam singles titles.