Tennis star Venus Williams was spotted attending a performance at Austin’s City Limits Music Festival on Friday by country artist Breland, who released her debut album “Cross Country” last year.
Williams, 43, is one of the oldest active players on tour and is the sister of the great Serena Williams, who retired last September. Williams, herself a former world No. 1 player, has won seven Grand Slam singles titles: five at Wimbledon and two at the U.S. Open. She reached the finals of the French Open and Australian Open, while also winning multiple gold medals in singles and doubles at the Olympics with her sister.
The two sisters grew up in Compton, California, and Venus was the first of the sisters to turn professional and reach the No. 1 ranking in the world in 2002. She was the first black American woman to reach the top spot in the Open era and the second black woman to reach the top spot in the world. Althea Gibson. Her 49 singles titles are also the most among active players.
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This year, Williams got off to a rocky start, with a record of 3-7 and a ranking of 406th. She only participated in 7 matches this year and failed to advance to the top 128 at Wimbledon and Tennis Open. U.S. Open.