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Venus Williams

Venus Ebony Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980), is an American professional tennis player who is a former World No. 1 and is ranked World No. 47 as of June 11, 2012 in singles. She has been ranked World No. 1 in singles by the Women's Tennis Association on three separate occasions. She became the World No. 1 for the first time on February 25, 2002, becoming the first black woman to achieve this feat during the Open Era. Her 21 Grand Slam titles ties her for twelfth on the all time list and is more than any other active female player except for her younger sister Serena Williams. Venus Williams' titles consist of: seven in singles, twelve in women's doubles, and two in mixed doubles. Those seven Grand Slam singles titles ties her with four other women for twelfth place on the all-time list. Her five Wimbledon singles titles ties her with two other women for eighth place on the all-time list. Venus Williams is one of only three women in the open era to have won five or more Wimbledon singles titles. From the 2000 Wimbledon Championships through the 2001 US Open, Williams won four of the six Grand Slam singles tournaments held. She is one of only five women in the open era to win 200

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Venus Williams -- Car Thieves With Big Mouths Get Arrested

Venus Williams
Car Thieves With Big Mouths Get Busted

The guy who jacked Venus Williams' Fiat 500 was quick to confess when cops pulled him over Saturday in L.A.  ... but he then played a very short game of catch me if you can.Car thief… READ MORE >

Venus Williams -- Cops Found My Stolen Car

Venus Williams
Cops Found My Stolen Car

Venus Williams was the recent victim of grand theft auto in Los Angeles ... TMZ has learned -- but lucky for Venus, the boys behind the badge got her car back.Venus' white Fiat 500 was recently… READ MORE >

- 294 days ago
Venus Williams -- Hey Mom, Here's a House

Venus Williams
Hey Mom, Here's a House

Venus is cutting ties with Jupiter -- TMZ has learned tennis star Venus Williams is giving away her fancy Jupiter, Florida home FOR FREE ... to her mother.According to official records, Venus… READ MORE >

- 376 days ago
Cristiano Ronaldo & Serena Williams -- Great Abs Are Not Gender Specific

Ronaldo & Serena
Great Abs Are Not Gender Specific

Whether you're one of the top men's soccer players or the best women's tennis player on the planet, a ribbed set of abs makes the game a little easier. Here's Cristiano Ronaldo and Serena… READ MORE >

- 502 days ago
Serena Loses, But Venus WINS Hot Buff Bikini Boyfriend!

Serena Loses, But Venus WINS
Hot Bikini Boyfriend

Serena Williams may have lost to Sloane Stephens at the Australian Open, but her sister Venus Williams has clearly won the trophy ... boy.Venus' hot young buff 24-year-old Cuban model boyfriend… READ MORE >

- 647 days ago
Venus & Serena Williams -- We Can SING Like Madonna [Video]

Venus & Serena Williams
We Can SING Like Madonna! [Video]

Serena Williams took on Madonna this weekend ... not on the court (because she would smash Madge's face in) .... but at a Karaoke bar in Milan, where she belted out "Like a Prayer" ... like a… READ MORE >

- 1062 days ago
Vikings Star: I've Been Training w/ the Williams Sisters!

Vikings Star:
I've Been Training w/ the Williams Sisters!

Minnesota Vikings stud Bryant McKinnie is all set for the new NFL season to start -- telling TMZ he's kept himself in tip-top shape during the lockout by training with Venus and Serena… READ MORE >

- 1194 days ago
Venus Williams -- Booze Cruise Karaoke Jam

Venus Williams
Booze Cruise Karaoke Jam

Venus Williams got her karaoke on in front of a cruise ship full of screaming fans of the band 311 ... and we've got the whole thing on video -- choreography included.  TMZ obtained footage… READ MORE >

- 1333 days ago
Venus Williams -- Laced at the French Open

Venus Williams -- Laced at the French Open

Along with a tennis match, fans at the French Open this weekend got an inadvertent Victoria's Secret fashion show in the form of Venus Williams' black, sheer, lingerie-like, lacy corset outfit.The… READ MORE >

- 1622 days ago
Venus vs. Serena: Who'd You Rather?

Venus vs. Serena
Who'd You Rather?

Biological sisters and tennis phenoms Venus Williams, 29 (left), and Serena Williams, 28 (right), put their game faces on at the same event in Miami this weekend.Question is ... More Who'd You… READ MORE >

- 1726 days ago

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