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She's also the youngest player to win in the first round of women's singles since , per Wimbledon. She even admitted prior to Monday's action that Williams and her younger sister, Serena, are " the reason why I play tennis.
Gauff originally qualified for her match against Williams by defeating Belgium's Greet Minnen , on Thursday. We bring sports news that matters to your inbox, to help you stay informed and get a winning edge.
By Cody Benjamin. She has reached 16 Grand Slam finals, most recently at Wimbledon in Her five Wimbledon singles titles tie her with two other women for eighth place on the all-time list, but give her sole possession of No.
At the French Open , Williams extended her record as the all-time leader, male or female, in Grand Slams played, with Her combined total of 23 Grand Slam titles across all disciplines is tied with Steffi Graf for the fourth-most by a women's player in the Open Era behind Martina Navratilova , Serena, and Martina Hingis.
Williams has won four Olympic gold medals , one in singles and three in women's doubles with her sister, along with a silver medal in mixed doubles,  tying her with Kathleen McKane Godfree for the most Olympic medals won by a male or female tennis player in history.
At the Sydney Olympics, Williams became only the second player to win Olympic gold medals in both singles and doubles at one Olympic Games, after Helen Wills Moody at the Summer Olympics she was followed by her sister in After winning silver in mixed doubles with Rajeev Ram at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Williams became the first tennis player to win a medal at four separate Olympic games, as well as the first player in the Open Era to win an Olympic medal in all three events singles, doubles, mixed.
She and Serena are also the only tennis players in history with four Olympic gold medals, as well as the only ones to win Olympic gold in the same event on three separate occasions.
Along with her 22 WTA doubles titles and two mixed doubles titles, Venus' combined total of 73 WTA titles is also second among active players behind Serena.
Her match winning streak from the Wimbledon Championships to the Generali Ladies Linz tournament final is the longest since January 1, She is also one of only two active WTA players to have reached the finals of all four Grand Slams, along with sister Serena.
Her talents were apparent at the age of seven when a professional local tennis player named Tony Chesta spotted Williams and quickly identified her potential in the sport.
The Williams family moved from Compton, California , to West Palm Beach, Florida , when she was ten, so that she and her sister Serena could attend the tennis academy of Rick Macci , who took notice of the sisters and who would provide additional coaching.
He did not always agree with Williams's father but respected that "he treated his daughters like kids, allowed them to be little girls".
Another motivation was racial, as he had allegedly heard parents of other players disparage the Williams sisters during tournaments.
Williams is a very powerful baseliner who also has an attacking all-court game. Her game is well adapted to grass, where she feels most comfortable, which is reflected in her five Wimbledon singles titles.
She has developed into a skilful volleyer who uses her long arm span 1. Williams holds the record for fastest serve in three of the four Grand Slam tournaments: French Open second round, Wimbledon final, U.
Williams turned professional on October 31, , at the age of fourteen. That was the only tournament Williams played in In , Williams played three more events as a wild card, falling in the first round of the tournament in Los Angeles and the tournament in Toronto but reaching the quarterfinals of the tournament in Oakland, defeating No.
Williams played five events in , falling in the first round four times but reaching the third round in Los Angeles, before losing to No.
Williams played 15 tour events in , including five Tier I tournaments. She then lost in the quarterfinals to No. Her ranking broke into the top on April 14, She made her debut in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament at the French Open, reaching the second round before losing to Nathalie Tauziat.
She then lost in the first round of Wimbledon to Magdalena Grzybowska. Richard Williams , her father, later claimed that this incident was racially motivated.
On September 8, , her ranking broke into the top 50 for the first time. She ended the year ranked No. In her debut at the Australian Open , Williams defeated younger sister Serena Williams in the second round, which was the sisters' first professional meeting.
Williams eventually lost in the quarterfinals to No. Three weeks later, Williams defeated No. Williams then defeated Joannette Kruger in the final to win the first singles title of her career.
On March 30, , her ranking broke into the top 10 for the first time, at No. Williams played only one tournament on clay before the French Open.
At the Italian Open in Rome, she defeated sister in the quarterfinals and No. Williams lost again to Hingis in the quarterfinals of the French Open.
Williams lost her first match at the Direct Line International Championships in Eastbourne on grass before losing to No. On July 27, , her ranking rose to No.
Williams played three tournaments during the North American summer hard court season. Patellar tendonitis in her left knee caused her to retire from her quarterfinal match at the tournament in San Diego while trailing Mary Pierce 4—0 in the third set.
Williams played four tournaments in the remainder of She had earned enough points during the year to participate in the year-ending Chase Championship but withdrew from the tournament because of tendonitis in her knee.
She finished the year ranked No. Williams won the first two women's doubles titles of her career, in Oklahoma City and Zürich.
Both titles came with her sister, becoming only the third pair of sisters to win a WTA tour doubles title.
Williams started the tour in Australia, where she lost to No. However, she rebounded at the Faber Grand Prix in Hanover , defeating Graf for the first time in the semifinals before losing the final to No.
Williams then successfully defended her titles in both Oklahoma City and Key Biscayne. Williams played four clay court events during the spring.
Three weeks later, however, she won her first title on clay at the Betty Barclay Cup in Hamburg , defeating Mary Pierce in the final. At the French Open , she extended her winning streak to 22 matches before losing in the fourth round to No.
Williams teamed with Serena Williams to win the women's doubles title at this event, the first Grand Slam title the pair won together. At the Wimbledon Championships , Williams defeated No.
Williams rebounded in the summer when she won two Fed Cup matches against Italy and lost in the final of the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford to No.
On August 30, , her world ranking reached third for the first time. However, she teamed with singles champion Serena Williams at this event to win their second Grand Slam women's doubles title.
During the remainder of the year, Williams contributed to the USA's victory over Russia in the Fed Cup final, winning one singles rubber before joining her sister to win the doubles rubber.
At the Grand Slam Cup in Munich, Williams defeated Hingis in the semifinals before losing to her sister Serena for the first time in the final.
Williams won her sixth title of the year at the Tier I event in Zurich, defeating No. Four weeks later, she lost to Davenport in the semifinals of the tournament in Philadelphia.
Making her debut at the year-ending Chase Championships, Williams lost to Hingis in the semifinals. In , Williams missed the first five months of the year with tendinitis in both wrists.
She returned to the tour during the European clay court season. Although she had won only two of her four matches before the French Open , she was seeded fourth there.
Williams then won 35 consecutive singles matches and six tournaments. She won her first Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon, defeating No.
She also teamed with her sister Serena to win the women's doubles title at this event. She also won the gold medal in women's doubles with her younger sister Serena.
Davenport eventually snapped her winning streak in October in the final of the Linz Open. Williams did not play a tournament the rest of the year because of anemia.
In , Williams reached the semifinals of the Australian Open for the first time, where she lost to No. However, Williams teamed with her sister to win the doubles title at the event, completing a Career Golden Slam in women's doubles for the pair.
Williams also reached the semifinals of the Tier I Tennis Masters Series tournament in Indian Wells, California , where she controversially defaulted her match with her sister just before the match started.
Williams had been suffering from knee tendinitis throughout the tournament and eventually this prevented her from playing.
The following day, Williams and her father Richard were booed as they made their way to their seats to watch the final.
Due to this, neither Williams sister entered the tournament for 14 years,  with her sister Serena entering in after appeals for forgiveness from the event and the WTA Tour.
She defeated Hingis in the semifinals and No. Because of this victory, her ranking rose to a career high of No.
This was only the second time that she had lost in the first round of a Grand Slam singles tournament.
Williams then successfully defended her Wimbledon title, defeating third-seeded Davenport in the semifinals and eighth-seeded Henin in three sets in Henin's first Wimbledon final.
During the North American summer hard court season, Williams won for the second consecutive year the tournaments in San Diego, defeating Seles in the final, and in New Haven, defeating Davenport in the final.
Williams also won the US Open singles title for the second consecutive year, without dropping a set. In the quarterfinals, she beat fifth-seeded Clijsters, followed by a semifinal victory over No.
She played her sister Serena in the final, which was the first Grand Slam singles final contested by two sisters during the open era.
Venus won the match and her fourth Grand Slam singles title. However, she then lost for the first time in her career to Seles in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.
As a result of her strong start to the season, Williams assumed the world No. Williams was the first African-American woman ever to hold the ranking.
She held it for just three weeks before surrendering it back to Capriati. Williams failed to defend her title in Miami after losing in the semifinals to her sister Serena.
A week after winning that tournament, she once again replaced Capriati as the No. During those three weeks, Williams had made the final in Hamburg, defeating Hingis in the semifinals before losing to Clijsters in the final.
Seeded second at the French Open , Williams defeated former champion Seles to reach the semifinals for the first time.
In the final, Williams met her sister Serena Williams for a second time in a Grand Slam final, with her sister winning. Williams once again replaced Capriati as the No.
As the top seed at Wimbledon , Williams defeated Henin in the semifinals to make the final for the third consecutive year. However, there, she lost to her sister Serena.
This result meant Serena Williams replaced Venus as the No. The Williams sisters teamed up to win the women's doubles title at the event, their fifth Grand Slam women's doubles title together.
Williams won the titles in San Diego and New Haven for the third consecutive year, defeating Davenport and Dokic to win the former and defeating Davenport in the final of the latter.
Playing her younger sister Serena for their third consecutive Grand Slam final, her sister won once again. After that, Williams played just four more matches during the season.
She reached the semifinals at the year-ending Sanex Championships after defeating Seles in the quarterfinals, but she then was forced to retire against Clijsters due to injury.
Williams finished the year ranked No. Williams started by defeating fifth seed Justine Henin to make the final of the Australian Open for the first time.
In the final, however, she lost to her sister Serena. This marked the first time in the open era that the same two players had met in four consecutive Grand Slam finals.
Venus and Serena Williams teamed to win the women's doubles title at the event, their sixth Grand Slam title in women's doubles. However, shortly afterwards, she began to struggle with injury.
She then suffered her earliest exit at a Grand Slam tournament in two years when she lost in the fourth round of the French Open to Vera Zvonareva.
At Wimbledon , Williams was seeded fourth. Williams defeated former champion Lindsay Davenport in the quarterfinals and Kim Clijsters in the semifinals to advance to her fourth consecutive Wimbledon final, where she lost again to sister Serena.
Wimbledon was Williams's last event of the year as an abdominal injury that occurred during the Clijsters match prevented her from playing again.
While she was recovering from the injury, her sister Yetunde Price was murdered. It was the first time in nearly six years that she had dropped out of the top In , Williams came back to the tour suffering inconsistent results.
As the third seed because of a protected ranking, she reached the third round of the Australian Open, where she lost to Lisa Raymond.
She then lost in the quarterfinals of her next three tournaments. Williams began to find her form at the beginning of the clay-court season.
She then withdrew from that match against Mauresmo due to injury. Going into the French Open , Williams had the best clay-court record among the women and was among the favorites to win the title; however, after making the quarterfinals to extend her winning streak on the surface to 19 matches, she lost to eventual champion Anastasia Myskina.
Despite her defeat, she re-entered the top Upon the conclusion of the match, he was relieved of his duties. After Wimbledon, Williams reached her fourth final of the year at the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, California , where she was beaten by Lindsay Davenport for the first time since Williams completed the year by losing in the quarterfinals of three indoor tournaments in the fall, a period that included defeat in her first meeting with year-old Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova at the Zurich Open.
Williams finished the year as No. In , Williams started the year by losing in the fourth round of the Australian Open to Alicia Molik.
She then reached the final in Antwerp, defeating Clijsters and Myskina en route. In the final, Williams was a set and a service break up against Mauresmo before eventually losing.
Williams went on to lose in the semifinals to No. However, at the French Open, she lost in the third round to year-old Sesil Karatantcheva , who subsequently tested positive for steroids and was suspended.
Williams was seeded 14th for the Wimbledon Championships — Women's Singles. In the quarterfinals of the tournament, she defeated French Open runner-up Pierce in a second-set tiebreak, winning it 12—10 to make the semifinals of a Grand Slam for the first time in two years.
There, she defeated defending champion and second-seeded Maria Sharapova to make the Wimbledon final for the fifth time in six years. Playing top-seeded Davenport in the final, Williams saved a match point with a backhand winner en route to winning.
This was Williams's third Wimbledon singles title, her fifth Grand Slam singles title overall and her first since It was the first time in 70 years that a player had won after being down match point during the women's final at Wimbledon.
Following Wimbledon, Williams reached her fourth final of the year in Stanford, where she lost to Clijsters.
At the US Open , Williams achieved her second consecutive win over her sister Serena in the fourth round, but then lost in the quarterfinals to eventual champion Kim Clijsters.
Williams did not qualify for the year-ending Sony Ericsson Championships because of an injury sustained during the tournament in Beijing. It was the first year since that she had finished a year ranked higher than her sister Serena Williams.
In , Williams was upset in the first round of the Australian Open by Tsvetana Pironkova , which was her earliest loss ever at that tournament.
After that loss, she did not play again for three months due to a wrist injury. She returned in late April on clay in Warsaw, where she defeated former No.
Williams was the defending champion and one of the favorites to win the singles title at Wimbledon. After the loss, Williams said that she was having pain in her left wrist, although she admitted that the injury was not the cause of her loss.
Williams finished the season as No. It was the second consecutive year she finished higher than her sister Serena, who finished the year at No. Williams withdrew from the Australian Open , the second consecutive Grand Slam that she had missed due to her recurring wrist injury.
Williams was ranked No. Williams was a game away from defeat in her first round match against Alla Kudryavtseva and in her third round match against Akiko Morigami she was two points away from defeat, but she eventually won both 7—5 in the third set.
She then advanced to reach her sixth Wimbledon final, after beating Maria Sharapova, Svetlana Kuznetsova and Ana Ivanovic in straight sets en route, where she defeated 18th seed Marion Bartoli also in straight sets.
Williams thus became only the fourth woman in the open era to win Wimbledon at least four times, along with Billie Jean King , Martina Navratilova and Steffi Graf.
She also became the lowest-seeded Wimbledon champion in history, breaking the record she herself set in Williams returned to the top 20 as a result of the win.
However she then lost to eventual champion Justine Henin. The tournament resulted in Williams's ranking moving up to No.
Williams had earned enough points during the year to qualify for the year-ending WTA Tour Championships in Madrid; however, she withdrew because of continuing problems with anemia.
In , as the eighth seed at the Australian Open, Williams reached the quarterfinals for the first time since However, she then lost to eventual runner-up Ana Ivanovic.
Williams made her first semifinal of the year at the Bangalore Open in Bangalore , India, where she met sister Serena for the first time since with Serena Williams winning despite Venus Williams holding a match point in the third set tie break.
Williams missed two tournaments at the beginning of the clay-court season due to undisclosed medical problems. Williams was the defending champion and seventh-seeded player at Wimbledon.
Without dropping a set, she reached her seventh Wimbledon singles final. She then won her fifth Wimbledon singles title, and seventh Grand Slam singles title overall, by beating sister Serena in straight sets.
This was the first time since that Venus and Serena Williams had played each other in a Grand Slam final and was the first time since that Venus had defeated her in a Grand Slam final.
Venus and Serena Williams then teamed to win the women's doubles title, their first Grand Slam doubles title together since Williams lost in the quarterfinals of the Beijing Olympics to Li Na.
She did, however, earn a gold medal along with her sister Serena in women's doubles, their second gold medal as a team, having won together at the Sydney Olympics in At the US Open , Williams was playing some of her best tennis since dominating the circuit in , However, she was defeated in two tiebreaks by Serena Williams the eventual tournament winner in a close quarterfinal match, after Williams had led 5—3 in both sets.
A fortnight later, Williams won the Zurich Open , defeating Ivanovic in the semifinals before defeating Pennetta in the final to claim her second title of the year and secure a position in the year-ending WTA Tour Championships in Doha, Qatar.
There, Williams defeated No. In the semifinals, Williams defeated No. However, she teamed up with her sister Serena to win the women's doubles title at the event, their eighth Grand Slam doubles title together.
The latter win meant that Williams led the head-to-head in career matches with her sister for the first time since Williams went on to defeat Virginie Razzano in the final.
This win meant Williams was ranked in the top five for the first time since , while it also marked her 40th professional singles title, only the twelfth player in the open era to achieve the feat.
This was her first title on clay since On European clay, Williams reached the semifinals in Rome before losing to No.
This run meant Williams was ranked in the top three for the first time since Williams was seeded third at Wimbledon.
She advanced to her eighth Wimbledon final, at which point she had won 34 straight sets held since Wimbledon In the final, however, she lost the first set tie-break, and from then on lost in two sets to sister Serena.
The Williams sisters teamed up to win the doubles title at the tournament for the fourth time. Teaming with her sister, she played doubles and won the title, defeating Monica Niculescu and Yung-Jan Chan.
At the US Open , as the third seed, Williams made it to the fourth round before losing to Kim Clijsters in three sets. Williams then teamed up with Serena Williams to play doubles at the open, where they won the title over defending champions and No.
Williams's last tournament in was the year-ending Sony Ericsson Championships , where she was the defending champion in singles.
She was in the maroon group which includes her sister Serena Williams, along with Elena Dementieva and Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Once Wimbledon was over, as thoughtful as she is known to be in private, she could have offered sincere introspection, as many other top players have.
She could have mused at length on the match -- or her historic 20 years playing Wimbledon. Maybe one day; not now. Now, the vibe she keeps giving, win or lose, is that nobody will get inside.
She will keep pursuing her goals in tennis, same as ever. And now, that means pursuing more big wins, more majors, no matter what happened Saturday on Centre Court.
Perhaps Muguruza put it best in her own postmatch news conference. She's not young anymore. She keeps winning, makes two finals Grand Slams this year.
She just shows this toughness. Well put. The grande dame of tennis will march on. Don't for a moment cry for her or feel terribly bad.
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