‘Unusual to have…’ – 42-year-old Venus Williams makes an adorable confession about sister Serena Williams

Former World No. 1 Venus Williams is not shy about sharing her love for her sister with her fans or the media. A 7-time Grand Slam winner, Venus has the most beautiful relationship with her younger sister, Serena Williams. In a recent interview, Venus spoke about the inseparable bond she shares with her sister and the role Serena played in shaping her tennis career.

Fans have often adored both their on-pitch and off-pitch relationships. The recently released King Richard movie gave us a glimpse of how Serena Williams helped Venus shine on the pitch. The legendary Williams sisters hold 14 Grand Slam doubles titles and 3 Olympic gold medals.


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The Williams sisters lift each other up

In her exclusive interview with E! News, Venus, when asked to describe her favorite moments with her sister, answered, “My favorite moments are probably the Olympic Games together.” She added that she spent many moments watching Serena and just being in awe of how she plays.

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 28, 2022 Venus Williams of the U.S. is pictured in the stands before the first round match between Serena Williams of the U.S. and France’s Harmony Tan REUTERS/Matthew Childs

“She was my role model‘ said Venus Williams with a smile on her face. “Nobody knows what I’m going through more than she does. She is someone who understands me without saying a word. I know it’s unusual to have siblings in the sport but it’s the only experience I know of so I can’t imagine not having one.”


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Venus holds her sister Serena Williams tight in her heart

Venus and Serena became the first siblings to compete for a Grand Slam singles title in the 2001 US Open championship match. The legendary sisters boast 48 Grand Slam titles (including 14 shared women’s doubles titles), multiple clothing lines, a venture capital firm and an interior design firm. Venus Williams has five Olympic medals (one silver, four gold), the most by any tennis player, male or female, in the Open era.

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Erasing records, breaking barriers, and their undying love for one another are credited to the teaching of her father, Richard Williams. Richard instilled that Thought, “God first, family second, education third, economy fourth and then just tennis – a little down in fifth place” in the sister’s head from the start.

Will we see another pair of siblings as dominant as the Williams sisters in the future?

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