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Venus Williams

Venus Williams
Country:
United States of America
Birth Date:
17 June 1980
Birth Place:
Lynwood, CA, USA
Residence:
Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA
Height:
1.85 metres (6 ft. 1 in.)
Weight:
72.3 kilos (159 lbs.)
Plays:
Right
Singles Ranking: 30
Doubles Ranking: 91

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  • Bad day for Williams sisters as Venus loses too

    Bad day for Williams sisters as Venus loses too

    When the draw for Roland Garros 2014 was made, no one failed to notice a potential third-round match-up between Venus and Serena Williams – but neither made it through.
  • Williams puts new Swiss sensation in her place

    Williams puts new Swiss sensation in her place

    It's 17 years since Venus Williams lost to Martina Hingis in her first Grand Slam final but on Monday she put in an impressive performance to put the latest Swiss teenager, Belinda Bencic, in her place in the opening round at Roland Garros.

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Strategizing...Got it coveredChilled to the boneStarting on the right footAll smilesSlide to the left

Tournament Info

French Opens Played:
17
Events Entered:
Women's Singles
Best Singles Performance:
Finalist (2002)
Best Doubles Performance:
Winner (1999, 2010)

Player Overview

Year turned pro:
1994
Career matches won:
636
Career matches lost:
172
Year to date matches won:
15
Year to date matches lost:
7
Current 52 week rank for singles:
30
Current 52 week rank for doubles:
91
High rank for singles:
1
High rank for doubles:
1
Career Prize Money:
$29,626,371 USD
Year to date prize money for singles:
$662,268 USD
Year to date prize money for doubles:
$2,868 USD

Grand Slam Singles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
1997-2ND1STRUP
1998QFQFQFSF
1999QF4THQFSF
2000-QFWONWON
2001SF1STWONWON
2002QFRUPRUPRUP
2003RUP4THRUP-
20043RDQF2ND4TH
20054TH3RDWONQF
20061STQF3RD-
2007-3RDWONSF
2008QF3RDWONQF
20092ND3RDRUP4TH
2010QF4THQFSF
20113RD-4TH2ND
2012-2ND1ST2ND
20133RD1ST-2ND
20141ST2ND--

Grand Slam Doubles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
1997---1ST
19983RD-1ST-
1999SFWON-WON
2000--WONSF
2001WON-3RD3RD
2002--WON-
2003WON-3RD-
2007--2ND-
2008QF-WON-
2009WON3RDWONWON
2010WONWONQF-
2012--WON3RD
2013QF1ST-SF

Legend

WON = Champion
RUP = Runner Up
SF = Semi Finalist
QF = Quarter Finalist
4TH = Lost in Fourth Round
3RD = Lost in Third Round
2ND = Lost in Second Round
1ST = Lost in First Round
Bio information courtesy of the WTA TOUR
Women's Singles - Round 2
Court Philippe Chatrier
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
 
2
6
6
 
V.Williams USA (29)
 
6
3
4
Women's Singles - Round 1
Court Suzanne Lenglen
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
B.Bencic SUI 
 
4
1
 
V.Williams USA (29)
 
6
6
Round1R2R3R4RQFSFF
Sets played 2 3     
Tie breaks played 0 0     
Total games 17 27     
Winners 21 39     
Unforced errors 20 47     
Service points won 31 49     
Return games won 6 4     
Total points 62 90     
1st serves in 27 50     
% 1st serves in 49 56     
Total aces 3 2     
Total double faults 1 4     
1st serve points won 19 35     
% 1st serve points won 70 70     
% 2nd Serve points won 43 36     
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