“I Personally Could Not Have”: Venus Williams Credits Serena Williams for Her Stellar Career

Published 11/06/2021, 6:00 AM EDT


Just recently, Venus Williams carried out the ‘Ask me anything’ challenge from her EleVen by Venus’ Instagram page. However, Williams particularly told her fans to ask tennis-related questions. When asked to answer on Serena Williams or her being the greatest without each other, she confessed something big.

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For many days, Venus Williams has been actively participating in the ‘Ask me anything’ challenge from her EleVen by Venus. A plethora of questions started flooding in as she posted to ask tennis related questions. Just right away, one intriguing question popped up. When asked to speak on the sisters’ greatness, she firmly quoted this.

A fan asked, ” Do either you or Serena become all-time greats without the other?

Venus replied, ” I personally could not have @SerenaWilliams taught me heart, how to fight, how to conquer.”

She then even reposted the story from her own profile.

Venus, who is a seven-time Grand Slam winner herself, has credited Serena Williams for her extraordinary career. The understanding between the sisters is clearly very deep, as even Serena has thanked Venus for her achievements in the past.

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Williams’ achievements

Whether it’s singles or doubles, Venus and Serena have both reached remarkable levels of success in their lives. While Serena has won 23 Grand Slam titles, Venus has 7 such titles to her name.

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Talking about their doubles achievements, the duo has majestically succeeded in 14 Grand Slam events. Along with that, they also grabbed the prestigious gold medal at Olympics 2000, 2008, and 2012.

London Olympics

Both the players have currently taken a leave from professional tennis concerning their injuries. While Venus hasn’t updated fans about her recovery, Serena just announced her future plans.

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Recently appearing on Jimmy Kimmel’s show, Serena said that she’s healing from her hamstring injury and that she’s ready to compete at the Australian Open 2022.

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Atri Bhatt

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Atri Bhatt is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is pursuing his Master's degree in Sports Management from Deakin University, Australia. In addition to critically analysing the game, he also plays tennis professionally.

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