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Venus Williams

Country: United States
Residence: Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 160 lbs. (72.5 kg)
Plays: Right
Turned pro: October 1994
Highest singles ranking: 1 (February 25, 2002)
Singles titles: 32
Career Prize Money: $14,815,188
Grand Slam Record
Titles: 4
Australian Open F (2003)
French Open F (2002)
Wimbledon W (2000, '01)
U.S. Open W (2000, '01)

Venus Ebone Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an former World No. 1 tennis champion who was born in Lynwood, California, United States. She is the daughter of Richard and Oracene Williams and the sister of another tennis champion, Serena Williams.

Early life

When the Williams sisters (who are five in total) were young, they were moved to Compton, California. There, they sometimes had to dodge bullets while practicing tennis at local public courts. Their father Richard used to take all five of his daughters to the courts in hopes that someday at least one of them would reach sporting glory and move them into a better place.

Venus as a young girl became one of California's top young tennis players, and she and her sister Serena shared the top seed as California's best young players for a long time.

Tennis career

Venus turned professional in the 1990s and went on to have a very lucrative tennis career. She has garnered many important championships, including two Gold medals at the Sydney Summer Olympics in 2000, the Fed Cup, the 1999 French Open doubles (with sister Serena as her partner) and 5 other doubles and 2 mixed doubles grand slams, the Oklahoma City Tennis championship, the Italian Open, and the Hamburg Open. In 2000 she won the Wimbledon championship and the U.S. Open in singles and defended both titles in 2001. In 2002 and 2003 Venus achieved five singles major finals but lost all of them to her sister Serena.

When Venus and Serena won the 1999 French Open doubles title, they became the first pair of sisters to win a doubles title in the 20th century.

In 2003, Williams played at the 2003 Wimbledon finals despite suffering an abdominal injury. She lost to her sister Serena, 6-4, 4-6, 2-6.

Williams' older sister, Yetunde Price, was killed by gunshots in the Compton area as she and a male driver passed by inside a car, on the morning of September 14, 2003.

Recently, Willams' results have steadily declined. After finishing an injury plagued 2003 season ranked 11, Williams rebounded into the top 10 for a year end #9 ranking in 2004, but for the first time since 1997, she failed to qualify for the WTA Tour's annual Year Ending Championships in Los Angeles. In 2005, Williams' ranking has fallen to #16.

Titles (41)

Singles (32)

Singles Finalist (20)

Grand slam events in boldface.

Doubles (10)

Grand slam events in boldface. Doubles partner sister Serena Williams.


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In 2003, Williams played at the 2003 Wimbledon finals despite suffering an abdominal injury. Its industrial outputs include chemical products, processed foods, paper products, rubber and plastic products. When Venus and Serena won the 1999 French Open doubles title, they became the first pair of sisters to win a doubles title in the 20th century. Delaware's agricultural output consists of poultry, nursery stock, soybeans, dairy products and corn. In 2002 and 2003 Venus achieved five singles major finals but lost all of them to her sister Serena. The per capita personal income was $34,199, ranking 9th in the nation. Open in singles and defended both titles in 2001. The gross state product of Delaware in 2003 was $49 billion.

In 2000 she won the Wimbledon championship and the U.S. Ranked by per capita income. She has garnered many important championships, including two Gold medals at the Sydney Summer Olympics in 2000, the Fed Cup, the 1999 French Open doubles (with sister Serena as her partner) and 5 other doubles and 2 mixed doubles grand slams, the Oklahoma City Tennis championship, the Italian Open, and the Hamburg Open. However, because of its proximity, it acts as both a job hub and suburb with Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Venus turned professional in the 1990s and went on to have a very lucrative tennis career. Wilmington is a separate developed city in northern Delaware. Venus as a young girl became one of California's top young tennis players, and she and her sister Serena shared the top seed as California's best young players for a long time. the middle portion is the transition to the upper portion of the state, which has a warm continental climate and receives occasional winter snowfall.

Their father Richard used to take all five of his daughters to the courts in hopes that someday at least one of them would reach sporting glory and move them into a better place. The southern third of the state has a mild subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers and mild winters. There, they sometimes had to dodge bullets while practicing tennis at local public courts. Since the great majority of Delaware is a part of the Atlantic Coastal Plain, the climate is moderated by the effects of the ocean. When the Williams sisters (who are five in total) were young, they were moved to Compton, California. The only harbors of consequence are Wilmington, Lewes, and New Castle. She is the daughter of Richard and Oracene Williams and the sister of another tennis champion, Serena Williams. Martin's Bay.

1 tennis champion who was born in Lynwood, California, United States. The largest of these are Rehoboth Bay, Indian River Bay, and a portion of St. Venus Ebone Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an former World No. The coast of Delaware Bay is marshy; the Atlantic coast has many sand beaches, inclosing shallow lagoons. 2003: Australian Open. The Chritiana is navigable for large ships as far as Wilmington. 2002: Wimbledon. The principal streams are the Christina and the Brandywine rivers.

2001: Australian Open. A ridge about 70 feet in altitude extends along the western boundary of the state and is the watershed for the affluents of the Delaware in the east and of several streams falling into Chesapeake Bay. 2000: Summer Olympics-Sydney. The northern part is hilly, with a rolling surface, but below New Castle the ground is flat and sandy and in some parts swampy. 2000: Wimbledon. Delaware lies on a level plain, the highest elevation being less than 442 feet above the sea. Open. The northern part of the state is served by network stations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the southern part by network stations in Salisbury, Maryland.

1999: U.S. Philadelphia station, Channel 6 WPVI also maintains a bureau in downtown Wilmington. 1999: French Open. There are no network broadcast-television stations in Delaware, although a public-television station from Philadelphia, WHYY, maintains a studio and broadcasting facility in Wilmington. 1999: Hannover. In addition to its other responsibilities, Dover AFB serves as the entry point and morgue for American military persons (and some U.S. government civilians) who die overseas. 1998: Zurich. Air Force base outside Dover is one of the largest in the U.S.

1998: Oklahoma City. The U.S. The state of Delaware, together with the Eastern Shore counties of Maryland and two counties of Virginia, form the Delmarva Peninsula, a geographical unit stretching far down the Mid-Atlantic coast. The largest city is Wilmington, and the capital is Dover. Small portions of Delaware are also situated on the far, or eastern, side of the Delaware River Estuary, and these small parcels share land boundaries with New Jersey.

Delaware is bounded to the north by Pennsylvania, to the east by the Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean and to the west and south by Maryland. Delaware has one of the few remaining Courts of Chancery in the nation, which has jurisdiction over equity cases. See: List of counties in Delaware. See: List of Delaware Governors Delaware only has 3 counties: Kent County, New Castle County, and Sussex County.

Castle (Republican). Delaware's single US Representative is former Governor, Michael N. Biden (Democrat) and Thomas Carper (Democrat). Senators are Joseph R.

Delaware's U.S. Delaware is also one of the few states (California being another) that elect the governor and lieutenant governor separately. Carney. The present governor of Delaware is Ruth Ann Minner (Democrat). The lieutenant governor is John C.

The executive branch is headed by the Governor of Delaware and the judicial branch provides for a hierarchy of courts with the state Supreme Court being the highest. The legislative body consists of a House of Representatives with 41 members and a Senate with 21 members. Delaware's fourth and current constitution was adopted in 1897 and provides for executive, judicial and legislative bodies. Delaware ratified the amendment on February 12, 1901--40 years after Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation.

Eight months after the end of the Civil War, however, Delaware voted on February 18, 1865 to reject the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution and so voted unsuccessfully to continue slavery beyond the Civil War. During the American Civil War, Delaware was a slave state that remained in the Union (Delaware voters voted not to secede on January 3, 1861). The Big August Quarterly which began in 1814 is still celebrated and is the oldest such cultural festival in the country. Church.

The oldest black church in the country was chartered in Delaware by former-slave Peter Spencer in 1813 as the "Union Church of Africans," which is now the A.U.M.P. After the Revolution began in 1776, the three counties became "The Delaware State," and in 1792 that entity adopted its first constitution, declaring itself to be the "State of Delaware." Its first governors went by the title of "President of the Delaware State". Delaware was one of the thirteen colonies which revolted against British rule in the American Revolution. Several towns on the borders between Delaware and Maryland are divided by these lines.

The north-south boundary between Delaware and Maryland is known as the Transpeninsular Line. The remanider of the border between Pennsylvania and Delaware is formed by an arc known as The Twelve-Mile Circle. Part of the Line now forms the east-west boundary between Delaware and Maryland, and part of the north-south boundary between Pennsylvania and Delaware (this section, known as The Wedge was in dispute up till 1921), and some 80 of their original limestone markers remain. The legal battles were settled by the heirs agreeing to a survey -- which resulted in the Mason-Dixon line, surveyed by Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon between 1763 and 1767.

Thus raged over 100 years of litigation between William Penn and Baltimore, and, later, their heirs, in the High Court of Chancery in London. However, Cęcilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore of Maryland claimed a competing grant to lands in the southern portion of Pennsylvania and most of Delaware. In 1704 the "three lower counties" gained a separate legislature, and in 1710 a separate executive council. The deed to the property that is now Delaware was granted to William Penn in 1682, by James, Duke of York (later, James II of England), and was part of the colony of Pennsylvania.

The name "Delaware" comes from the title of Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, erstwhile governor of the colony of Virginia. The area became "New Sweden" with a colony established by Swedes (led by Peter Minuit) around Fort Christina (now Wilmington) in 1638. Europeans first settled in a Dutch trading post at "Zwaanendael" (or "Swaanendael," present-day Lewes (pronounced "Lewis")) in 1631. Ratification occurred on December 7, 1787.

It is known as the "First State" because it was the first of the 13 colonies to ratify the United States Constitution. Delaware is a state of the United States. Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Delaware County, New York.

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