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42-Year-Old Venus Williams Struggles as Her 16-Year-Old ‘Kid’ Throws Tantrums Amid Intense Training Regime – ‘Have to Make Sure..’

Published 03/28/2023, 6:45 AM EDT

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Venus Williams, the American seven-time Grand Slam champion, is known for her dedication and discipline on the court. Her dedication and hard work have helped her achieve numerous titles throughout her illustrious career. However, the former world no. 1 faces a different kind of challenge with her beloved pet dog, Harry.

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The 42-year-old tennis star recently took to Instagram to share her struggle. Harry, her 16-year-old ‘kid,’ often throws tantrums amid her intense training regime. Harry has become a constant companion to Williams during her training sessions. He even accompanies her to the court and joins her on the treadmill.

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In her Instagram story, Williams captioned a video of Harry’s tantrums during her intense training regime. She captioned her story as “always have to make sure he doesn’t walk away.” Harry is a Havanese breed of dog, known for their playful and friendly nature. The 16-year-old furry companion has been a part of her life for a long time. As Williams gears up for another season of tennis, she faces the challenge of taking care of her pet while maintaining her focus on the court.

Despite the challenges, Venus Williams has always managed to prioritize her pet’s needs. In a recent interview, she talked about how she tries to incorporate Harry into her daily routine. From taking him on walks to keeping him entertained with his favorite toys, the American legend ensures that Harry gets the attention he deserves.


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Harry is undoubtedly an adorable addition to Williams’ training routine, however, he’s also been causing some disruptions lately. In the video shared on Instagram, Harry can be seen barking and whining loudly as Williams trained. The tantrums are a stark contrast to his usual calm and composed demeanor, leaving Williams visibly amused and struggling to keep a straight face.

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The American aims to promote the significance of nutritious food and physical activities for pets. Her new collaboration will involve a two-month challenge to encourage dog owners to incorporate their pets into their fitness routines. Williams hopes to raise awareness about the well-being of pets and inspire people to prioritize their furry companions’ health.


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She shared an adorable photo of her dog on her Instagram story to promote her cause. Through her latest Instagram post, Williams emphasized the importance of sticking to her principles and staying true to her beliefs. She has always been an advocate for animal welfare and continues to inspire people through her actions. Share your views about the American star and her kid in your comments below.

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Written by:

Dr Aditya Raveendran Menon


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Aditya Menon is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He developed an unbridled love for tennis from the moment his father introduced him to the sport. Watching Roger Federer dominate the ATP tour with his unique and effortless style played a pivotal role in pushing Aditya to write about tennis for national publications.
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Tony Thomas