Venus Williams

  Some people say I have attitude – maybe I do…but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.

Venus Williams has gone from the public tennis courts of Compton, California to become a four-time Olympic gold medalist with seven Grand Slam titles, including 5 Wimbledon championships. She is credited with ushering in a new era of athleticism for women’s professional tennis.

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