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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 2389 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 >

- 2493 days ago
Ven-ass Williams Cracks at the US Open

Ven-ass Williams Cracks at the US Open

She may have won her match, but Venus Williams still managed to look like an ass at the US Open Tuesday night -- thanks to a TV crew who didn't know when to pull out. See Also Venus Williams --… READ MORE >

- 3022 days ago
Venus Williams -- I'm No Dribbler

Venus Williams -- I'm No Dribbler

Venus Williams made one thing clear yesterday -- she only likes her balls green and fuzzy.Even though she's a 6'1" athletic superstar, Venus claims she's never tried to dunk a basketball because… READ MORE >

- 3029 days ago
Venus Caught in Paparazzi Gambling Racquet

Venus Caught in Paparazzi Gambling Racquet

Venus Williams took home over one million dollars for her Wimbledon win -- so don't be surprised she wasn't that excited about the $25 our photog pocketed from the victory. That's chump change for… READ MORE >

- 3065 days ago
Venus vs. Serena -- Who Would You Rather?

Venus vs. Serena
Who Would You Rather?

Venus Williams will play lil sis Serena in the Wimbledon finals tomorrow. It's third Wimby faceoff -- Serena beat Venus in the first two.Yeah, yeah, we want to know who you think will win. But… READ MORE >

- 3077 days ago
Venus Williams Earns Another Title

Venus Williams Earns Another Title

Current Wimbledon champ Venus Williams acquired a new award on Thursday -- a diploma!The 27-year-old phenom donned a cap and gown for her graduation from the prestigious Art Institute of Fort… READ MORE >

- 3280 days ago
Venus Williams: Oh Man!

Venus Williams: Oh Man!

Female tennis champ Venus Williams showed off her Zac Efron shag at a global gender equality ad campaign launch in Madrid on Wednesday. For the love of Martina Navratilova!The 27-year-old Williams… READ MORE >

- 3316 days ago

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