Comfort and Style: Venus Williams Launches New ‘Essential’ Collection From Her Apparel Line

Published 07/13/2021, 7:35 AM EDT
Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 30, 2021 Venus Williams of the U.S. in action during her second round match against Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

While her tennis no longer makes headlines like it once used to, Venus Williams is still a much sought after athlete and a globally renowned and admired celebrity. And adding to her global celebrity and image is her activewear line, ‘Eleven By Venus Williams’.


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While the seven-time Grand Slam champion isn’t the player she was in her heydays but can still spring an odd win like she did in her opening-round clash at this year’s Wimbledon Championships, she seems to be doing better on the business front.

The 41-year-old American has now come out with a new ‘Essential’ collection from her global apparel line and it’s replete with pieces that scores as high on design as they do on comfort and style.


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From sports bras and leggings to polo shirts, the collection has a range of wearables that are guaranteed to make you step out in style.

While featuring wardrobe essentials, the collection also comprises a dazzling and uber chic range of tennis skirts to choose from.

The new collection by Venus Williams is imbibed with her own sense of style

Imbibed with Venus’s own fashion and styling sense, the apparels come in neutral colors such as white, black, navy blue and gray, making sure that they could be paired with all hues.

On the career front, the veteran tennis star couldn’t make much waves in the Grand Slam circuit this year, crashing out in the opening round at Roland-Garros after losing in straight sets to Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova.

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 29, 2021 Venus Williams of the U.S. in action during her first round match against Romania’s Mihaela Buzarnescu REUTERS/Toby Melville

That followed her earlier second-round exit at the Australian Open.

Venus fell to Ons Jabeur in Wimbledon second round

Coming into Wimbledon without featuring in any grass court tune-up events, Venus made it past rising Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu to reach the second round.


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However, she ran into in-form Tunisian Ons Jabeur in the second round and went down in straight sets.

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She had paired up with maverick Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios for the mixed doubles draw at All England and they hit it off well, winning their first match together against Austin Krajicek and Sabrina Santamaria.


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However, with Kyrgios pulling out of Wimbledon after picking up an injury in his third-round tie against Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, the partnership with Venus met a premature end.



Priyabrata Chowdhury

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Priyabrata Chowdhury is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. He has been a print journalist for a decade, producing news pages for leading national dailies such as the Hindustan Times and The New Indian Express. His passion for sports eventually drove him to tennis writing.