Venus Williams has been one of the most prominent names in women’s tennis over the past two decades. The 36-year-old has won 7 Grand Slam titles and is a former World No 1. In 2016, she finished the year as the World No 17 and had only one title in Taiwan to her name.
However, the recent drought of trophies is not enough to take her away from the game. And speaking during the TV show “Home and Family”, Williams revealed that she plans to play until the next Olympics. "I'm kind of targeting the next Olympics [Tokyo 2020], and that's in, what, three-and-a-half years ...
and I'm not counting!" Williams said. "Where there's a will, there's a way, I definitely have the will, so I think I will keep finding the way. I feel like I'm going to get more [wins] as the future goes on." Williams had been diagnosed with Sjogren's Syndrome, causing joint pain and had to miss out quite a bit.
But the American fought her way back from that so playing as a 40 year old at the Olympics will be an easy task for her. Source: ESPN Also Read: Carlos Moya: 'Nadal didn't enjoy this year, but can be World No. 1 again'