‘Giving the Gift of Tennis’ – Venus Williams Steps Out on the Courts of Miami to Spend Time With Children on International Tennis Day

Published 06/21/2022, 10:00 AM EDT

Venus Williams is one of the best tennis players of all time. The 41-year-old has achieved many laurels in her illustrious career. Both the sisters, Venus and Serena, are perfect role models for the upcoming generation.

Being an active social media user, Venus keeps her fans updated on her whereabouts. Also, the 41-year-old never shies away from showing her love for the sport of tennis.


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Today on the occasion of International tennis day, the former world number 1 took to her Instagram account to share a beautiful picture.

Venus Williams addresses aspiring kids

Taking to her Instagram account, the 41-year-old shared a post from her apparel brand ‘Eleven by Venus Williams.’ In the picture, we can see Venus addressing kids.

“It’s international tennis day! Giving the gift of tennis.” She wrote in the caption.

Also, she tagged the official account of the non-profit organization ‘First Serve Miami’, showing their partnership for the event.


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It was a gracious gesture from the 7 time Grand Slam champion to go out there and interact with the kids. It will only inspire the future generation to pick up a racket and try out a future in tennis.

Venus hated keeping the secret of her sister’s return


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Younger sister of Venus, Serena Williams, is all set to make a comeback on court. The 40-year-old is away from the game for over a year now. Being aged above 40, there was a lot of speculation going around regarding her future. While the former world number 1 had clarified that she was not retiring, the absence of her name from Wimbledon’s entry list made her fans really sad.

16 Jan 1998: Teenage tennis sisters from America, Venus (left) and Serena Williams take time off a practise session to pose together during the Adidas International event at White City in Sydney, Australia. Mandatory Credit: Clive Brunskill/Allsport

But to the surprise of everyone, the American announced her participation in the Grass court Grand Slam. While there were a lot of talk going on, Venus was fully aware of her sister’s plans. Speaking of which, she accepted it was hard for her to keep such a big secret, and also hiding it felt like she was lying.


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While Serena has announced her comeback, Venus has still not made any official declaration about the same. We can’t wait to see both the sisters back in action. Hoping for a similar declaration from Venus too.



Gaurav Verma

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Gaurav Verma is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has post graduate diploma in management from IILM Graduate School of Management and a BBA degree from Bangalore University. He has 1-year of experience in the banking sector.