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Venus Williams

Venus Williams is an American professional tennis player who was born on June 17, 1980, in Lynwood, California. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest tennis players of all time and has won a total of 7 Grand Slam singles titles, 14 Grand Slam doubles titles, and 4 Olympic gold medals.

Williams turned professional in 1994 and quickly established herself as a formidable player on the tour. She won her first Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon in 2000, defeating defending champion Lindsay Davenport in the final. She went on to win four more Wimbledon singles titles, as well as two U.S. Open singles titles.

In addition to her success in singles, Williams has had a highly successful doubles career, winning 14 Grand Slam doubles titles with her sister Serena Williams. The duo is known for their dominance on the court and their close relationship off the court.

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