Venus Williams Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

13th September 2013

Quote: "We were just sitting there, father and son watching the game, and it was silent for like 10 minutes and he looked at me at one point and he goes, 'Dad what does Venus' vagina look like?' He was two or three at the time. So I said to him, 'That's interesting.' So I actually have to thank the Williams sisters for prompting the birds and bees speech, I never would have done it. So I said, 'What is a vagina, do you know what it is?' He said, 'Oh yeah I know. It's Italian pasta from outerspace dad'." Actor Hugh Jackman credits a Venus Williams tennis match with prompting him to have the sex talk with his young son.

14th November 2012

Fact: Superstar tennis player Venus Williams is behind the design of a top hotel's presidential suite. The sports star helped transform the impressive room at the world-famous InterContinental Miami hotel as part of a $30 million renovation, which was overseen by her interior design company V Starr Interiors.

10th September 2012

Fact: Tennis ace Venus Williams is dating Cuban model Elio Alberto Pis. The couple went public with its romance at the 2012 U.S. Open in New York last week (begs03Sep12).

31st August 2011

Fact: Tennis ace Venus Williams has pulled out of the U.S. Open with a viral illness. The sports star, who won the tournament in 2000 and 2001, was about to take the court for her second round match against German Sabine Lisicki on Wednesday afternoon (31Aug11) when she announced her decision to quit.

26th October 2005

Quote: <p>"Father made us jump on the bed to make our legs stronger." Tennis ace Venus Williams explains how she and her sister SERENA prepared themselves for their sporting careers. </p>

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