‘She’s Such a Legend’ – Venus Williams Goes All-Praise for Singer Jennifer Lopez While Attending Her Concert in Los Angeles

Published 06/19/2022, 9:59 AM EDT

Over the years, with her majestic aura, Venus Williams has gathered a massive fan following. Being a legendary player, it is a common sight to see fans go gaga over meeting or being around Williams. Similar to that, recently, the former World No. 1 also had a fan moment. A moment, for none other than the Jennifer Lopez.

Announcing a skip from the 2022 Wimbledon Championship, Venus recently visited the Blue Diamond Gala. A fund-raising event hosted by the charity foundation of baseless giants, Los Angeles Dodgers. While the event had a who’s who from different walks of life, the major highlight of the event remained an exclusive concert by Jennifer Lopez.


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Venus Williams is fangirling over Jennifer Lopez

Having touched the mark of a living legend in tennis, Venus is now a regular participant in major social events. Taking time off from her training, Venus flew to Los Angeles to attend the event. Walking on the red carpet in a black dress and straight hair, the ever-gracious Williams opened up about her love for Lopez.

Fangirling over Lopex, the 7-time Grand Slam champion recalled Lopez’s performance with Sharkia at the 2020 Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show. “I was at the Superbowl when she performed with Shakira, and I was blown away. I remember just not wanting that to end. So, I think she has got more for us tonight,” she said.


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Going further in the conversation, the 42-year-old Williams went all praise for Jennifer Lopez’s new documentary, ‘Halftime’. However, that wasn’t all. She also praised the 52-year-old singer for supporting the Los Angeles Dodgers in its social cause of improving education, healthcare, homelessness, and social justice for every citizen of Los Angeles.

“She’s got a new documentary out there that everyone saw. She’s such a legend. Supporting this cause for the community. It’s amazing,” Venus admitted.


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More wait to see Venus back on the court

While fans are pleased to see Venus during social events, they will have to wait longer to see their favorite player back on the court. Venus last appeared in Chicago last year. Following her first-round loss, she has been out ever since then.

Watch this story- Andy Murray and Martina Navratilova react to legendary Wimbledon presenter stepping down this year


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Venus Williams leaves court 1 after defeat by Ons Jabeur on day three of Wimbledon at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Picture date: Wednesday June 30, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images)

Earlier this year, she gave her fans a reason to rejoice by dropping slight hints of a comeback at this year’s Wimbledon. However, recently, through an Instagram story, she cleared the air by announcing that she wouldn’t be playing Wimbledon this year. While fans underwent a moment of disappointment, they are hopeful of a comeback by Venus later this year. However, an official intimation is still awaited.



Ahmar Wasif

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Ahmar Wasif is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is a national level tennis player and has a number of titles to his name. His experience on the court allows him to incorporate a deeper understanding in his coverage of the sport.