‘It Was My Suit..’ – Venus Williams Proudly Dwells Upon Lost Fashion Statement She and Serena Williams Shared During Matches

Published 10/08/2022, 12:01 AM EDT

The year 2000 was a monumental year in the career of Venus Williams. She had made it to her maiden final at the Wimbledon Championships and was on course to win the title. However, in the summit clash, she was up against Lindsay Davenport, the second seed. Venus caused a massive upset as she defeated Davenport in straight sets to clinch her first Grand Slam title. Later that year, she also went on to win her first US Open title in front of her ‘home’ crowd.

Apart from her exploits in tennis, Venus is also a fashion icon, both on and off the court. Recently, she reminisced how she and Serena put on a fashion statement on the tennis court.


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Venus Williams on her fashion being a cut above the rest

Earlier this month, the elder Williams sister appeared in Glamour UK magazine as their cover star for the October edition. During an interview for this magazine, she opened up about how she and Serena became fashion icons on the tennis court.

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Talking about her favorite on-court look, Venus said, “My favourite on-court beauty look, definitely for years – I wore a bunch of eyeliner. Now I’ve moved on to lashes, but I figured it was my suit when I walked on the court and called it the eyeliner club.”


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Further, she added, “Serena and I seemed to be the only ones in it, but we were in it to win it. It’s really fun when you walk out knowing you look great, you feel great.”

Naomi Osaka reacts to Venus’ appearance in Glamour UK magazine

Earlier this week, the Japanese tennis star took to Instagram to express her feelings after Venus’ appearance as a cover star for Glamour UK magazine. She re-shared the post on her Instagram story along with a couple of emojis, including the red-heart one.


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Earlier, Serena had also congratulated Venus for her massive honor.



Vatsal Shah

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Vatsal Shah is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. With a Bachelor's degree in engineering, he is a die hard fan of tennis and sports in general. He is an ardent follower of Rafael Nadal and is inspired by his never-say-die attitude.