Share this article

‘Have Been Borrowing Her Racquet’- Venus Williams Reveals Using Serena Williams’ Wilson Blades for Trainings

Published 04/22/2022, 9:56 AM EDT

Follow Us

via Getty

Venus Williams, the seven-time Grand Slam champion is famous for her goofy nature. She makes friends wherever she goes and never shies away from speaking about what she feels. Further, Williams is very active on Instagram and loves being in touch with her fans. Recently, while going through the comments on the handle of her very own clothing brand, she stumbled upon some interesting questions. And she chose to answer them.

America’s Favorite Video Today

Venus Williams Needs New Racquets

While surfing through the Q and As of the official Instagram page of Eleven by Venus, Williams showered her fans with some interesting replies. One of her fans asked her about her racquet and wrote, “Are you going to switch to Blade 102 (Serena’s model)?


Article continues below this ad

To which she jokingly answered, “I have been borrowing her racquet since my coach has all mine.” The American tennis ace currently uses Wilson Blade 104 V7 racquet. And strings both the mains and crosses with Luxilon ALU Power 125.


Get instantly notified of the hottest Tennis stories via Google! Click on Follow Us and Tap the Blue Star.

Follow Us

‘Don’t Really Want to Go to a Party’ – 17-Year-Old Venus Williams’ Statement Reveals Her Utmost Dedication for Tennis

Not long after Williams’ allegations, her coach Eric Hechtman replied and wrote“Got those sticks ready for you.” Hechtman is been training Venus since 2019. Further will travel by her side if she plans to join the upcoming tours.

Williams Gives Some Advice

The former world, no.1, is one of the greatest players of the current generation. Therefore, people often flood her with technical questions in search of some advice. Few words of guidance from a player of her caliber and experience could even provide someone with a breakthrough. Firstly, Williams addressed how she deals with on-court stress and said, “I don’t ask for less challenges. I ask for more skills.”


Article continues below this ad

via Getty

Following that, she spoke about handling situations when one’s game is falling apart because of their partner’s fault while in doubles. She said, “encourage them to them to pace off of the first serve. Get it in so they don’t have to hit a second serve until they can settle down.” 

Watch this story: Roger Federer vs Lindsey Vonn the stunning moment when winter olympics star amazed tennis legend with her incredible tennis skills


Article continues below this ad

Speaking about her tennis, she has sidelined her game for quite some time now. However, recently Williams sparked hope by hinting at a comeback in this year’s Wimbledon championship.


Providing feedback will help us make your experience better.

The Fan's Perspective

Enjoyed Your Read? Let us know how likely you are to recommend EssentiallySports to your friends!

Least Likely

Most Likely



Written by:

Mahima Verma


One take at a time

Mahima Verma is a Tennis writer for EssentiallySports. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Hotel Management from IHM Mumbai. A sports enthusiast, particularly Tennis since her childhood, Mahima believes that she is fortunate enough to witness the legends like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Serena Williams play.
Show More>

Edited by:

Deepakshi Chaudhary