Full Name at Birth
Venus Ebony Starr Williams
Date of Birth
Her athletic build
(fashion design) Art Institute of Florida
Tennis Player, Author, Entepreneur
Claim to Fame
Pro tennis player
Gold Medal Greats
Entertainment Booking Agency
Print ads for Wilson Hyper Hammer 4.3 Hyper-Carbon racket (2000).
Print ads for Wilsons Leather and the Venus Williams Collection designed by her (2001).
TV commercial for American Express (2004)
TV commercial for McDonalds (2002)
Print ad for Avon, 2002.
TV commercial for Sci-Fi Channel, with sister Serena. (1999)
TV commercials for Oreo cookies with sister Serena in a competition with pro football's Manning brothers (2009).
(2010) Print ads for Tide With Fabreze stain and odor control laundry detergent.
(2008) Print ads for Wilson's [K] Blade raquet with sister Serena.
(2009) Print ads for the Family Circle Cup tournament in Charleston, SC.
Venus Williams Biography »
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. 25 in singles as of July 7, 2014. 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 American black woman to achieve this feat during the Open Era. She is credited as changing the women's game and ushering a new, modern era of power and athleticism on the women's professional tennis tour. She is also regarded as the best grass court player of her generation and she is widely considered as one of the all-time greats of women's tennis.
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