As we previously reported, the top ranked athlete was involved in a nasty car accident last month where a man died because of the incident.While footage from the scene has since cleared Miz Williams' name in the criminal investigation, it appears as though the estate of Jerome Barson is still suing the tennis champ for allegedly causing the fatal collision.The fact that the family had relocated to Compton was no accident. Open, paving the way for her to ink a million contract with Reebok. At the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, Williams captured the gold medal in the singles competition, and then took a second one with Serena in the doubles event.With its high rate of gang activity, Richard Williams had wanted to expose his daughters to the ugly possibilities of life "if they did not work hard and get an education." In this setting, on courts that were riddled with potholes and sometimes missing nets, Venus and Serena cut their teeth on the game of tennis and the requirements for persevering in a tough climate. The sisters have credited the other with pushing them in tennis, both as teammates and as competitors.Loves karaoke (favorite songs to sing are 6 Underground by the Sneaker Pimps, Stupid Girl by Garbage, Call Me by Blondie, Gold Dust Woman by Fleetwood Mac, Tom Sawyer by Rush and Barracuda by Heart) ... Finalist (2): 2016 - Olympics (w/Ram); 2006 - Wimbledon (w/B. ADDITIONALAmerican Fed Cup Team, 1999, 2003-05, 2007, 2012-13, 2015, 2016; American Olympic Team, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016.2015 - Twelfth Top 10 season of career and first since 2010 (finishing No.7); won three WTA titles at Auckland (d. Favorite books include "I Am Number Four" by Pittacus Lore, the Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull, the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling, comic books (especially DC) and the Bible ... Born on June 17, 1980, in Lynwood, California, Venus Williams learned to play tennis on the public courts of Los Angeles.After turning professional in 1994, she won seven Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold medal in singles play.
Since turning pro in 1994, Venus has captured seven Grand Slam titles, including five Wimbledon championships.
Favorite cities are Palm Beach Gardens, Rome, Hong Kong and Paris ... Williams); 1999 - Hannover, Roland Garros, US Open (all w/S.
Favorite designers are Ralph Lauren, Armani, Matthew Williamson and Dolce & Gabbana ...
The Williams sisters have a long history of intense match-ups and fierce on-court competition during high-profile tennis tournaments.