‘Making Each Kid Feel So Special’ – Venus Williams Partakes in an Illustrious Campaign to Inspire Children

Published 04/05/2022, 4:39 PM EDT

Last week was huge for the world of tennis as Carlos Alcaraz beat Casper Ruud in the Miami Open final to clinch his first Masters 1000 title. During the same time, another tennis legend, Venus Williams, showed up at the courts in Miami. The seven-time Grand Slam champion attended a clinic to teach and pass on some valuable information to the kids. 

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – MARCH 23: Venus Williams (USA) during her qualifying second round match of the Miami Open on March 23, 2021, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. (Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Venus Williams attends a clinic in Miami to teach the next generations

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One of the trailblazers of the game, Venus Williams had a legendary career as a tennis player. Not just on the court, she has been successful off the court as well. Along with many other female players like Billie Jean King and Serena Williams, Venus was also a great advocate for equality in tennis. 

Currently, the 41-year-old tennis star is away from tennis. In the meantime, she decided to pass on some of her knowledge to the young kids. Recently, she visited a VIP clinic at Moore Park in Miami, where she met a bunch of kids. Venus’ coach, Eric Hechtman also joined her in the clinic. Incidentally, Venus’ sportswear brand EleVen by Venus sponsored the whole session inside the clinic. 

During the event, we saw the legendary tennis player click some photos with the kids. Then, she had a hitting session with little kids. 

First Serve Miami, the non-profit organization, recently posted a few pictures and wrote, “Wow last week was truly a whirlwind of tennis clinics with a few of the greats. Well this clinic was extra special because our kiddos participated in a VIP tennis clinic lead by our amazing coaches , @erichechtman and the illustrious @venuswilliams. This event was brought to us by @elevenbyvenus at #moorepark in #Miami Thank you @venuswilliams Venus for all that you do and for making each kid feel so special. You are truly a star!”

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Venus and Serena are on the verge of returning to tennis

It’s been a while since we have seen the Williams Sisters on the WTA tour. Right now, fans are patiently waiting for their return. The last few weeks have been quite busy for the two sisters due to the Oscars. Their film ‘King Richard’ was in the spotlight as the lead actor Will Smith won quite a few awards due to his outstanding performance as Richard Williams. 

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Although the ‘Slapping Incident’ took some shine away from the Williams family, the sisters still cheered for the actor. Now that the award season is most probably over, the Williams Sisters are looking forward to returning to tennis. Earlier, they both hinted at a potential comeback on the tour. However, it’s still unclear about their return timeline. 

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Debkinkar Maity

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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.

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