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Venus Williams
Biography
With seven Grand Slam titles, five Wimbledon championships and four Olympic gold medals, tennis legend Venus Williams is one of the most accomplished and inspiring women in the history of sports. Beginning her rise to the top at the age of 14, Williams quickly took the world of tennis by storm, rising to the top-ranked position, breaking countless records and winning numerous championships. True to her bold spirit, Williams parlayed her healthy competitive spirit and fine-tuned business acumen into two successful design ventures and founded V Starr Interiors, a full-service commercial and residential interior design firm, as well as activewear brand, EleVen by Venus Williams. Williams’ achievements throughout her legendary career have merited her a plethora of additional accolades, including New York Times best-selling author, Glamour magazine’s Woman of the Year, ESPN’s WTA Player of the Year and Forbes’ Celebrity 100, among others.