We know Venus Williams as one of the foremost tennis players of her generation – an incredibly talented competitor who helped carry the sport into the 21st century along with her sister, Serena Williams.
Venus Williams, 32, has been dominant in tennis long enough that one might be forgiven for forgetting that she is not just an athlete.
The tennis star recently spoke on a range of topics with ABC News’ John Schriffen at Courgette, a Midtown New York City hotspot, during a fundraiser for the non-profit organization Driving Force Giving Circle. The charity was co-founded by Serena Williams and is committed to supporting education and community-building efforts.
Supporting the growth of young people is important to Venus Williams and her sister. Mindful of being a role model, she has some advice for young girls.
“Believe in yourself," she said. "You’ve got to take that chance, even if it’s hard, even if it doesn’t make sense: Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that youRead More »from Venus Williams Courts Success in Fashion, Fun … and Tennis