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  Astrology Software for Research - Venus Williams - astrology chart
Venus and her 15-month younger sister, Serena are both top-ranked players, Venus in the Top Ten and Serena in the Top 50 by 1998 and moving ahead.
Venus was the fourth of five girls and Serena the youngest.
Venus and sister Serena competed head-to-head in the finals of a "major" tournament (U.S. Open) for the first time at 8:00 PM (EDT) on Sep. 8, 2001.
www.astrodatabank.com /NM/WilliamsVenus.htm   (892 words)

  Venus Williams: My father had no authority to sign me to $45 million 'Battle of Sexes' match on CourtTVnews.com
Venus Williams testified Monday in a civil trial in which she is accused of backing out of a high-stakes promotional event.
Williams, her father, and her sister Serena are accused of backing out of a $45 million contract that committed the tennis stars to a modern-day "Battle of the Sexes" match.
Venus, who says her last big victory was the women's singles title at Wimbledon in 2005, defended her father as a generous and loving man. Richard Williams accepts a fraction in coaching fees compared to what others at his level make, according to his daughter.
www.courttv.com /trials/williams-tennis/112806_ctv.html   (643 words)

 To dad, challenge only semi-serious
Standing under a tree just outside the practice courts where Venus worked out yesterday - after she pulled out a crackling quarterfinal victory in a third-set tiebreaker the night before - Richard Williams held forth on a variety of topics, from the permissiveness of American parenting to his attempt to clean up hip-hop music.
But Richard Williams said a broken thumb and pulled hamstring both suffered at Wimbledon, along with a lingering knee injury, left Serena helpless in her straight sets quarterfinal loss to Henin.
Venus Williams, seeded 12th because she hasn't played enough this summer, was on a similar cruise until running into third-seeded Jelena Jankovic Wednesday night.
www.nydailynews.com /sports/more_sports/2007/09/07/2007-09-07_untitled__williams7as.html?ref=rss   (685 words)

  Venus Williams' Vedic Astrology | by Vaughn Paul Manley, MA
Venus is also her 'Atmakaraka' or indicator of her soul since Venus is the planet with the highest degrees in any sign.
Venus is a temporal benefic for Virgo rising because it rules the trinal 9th house.
Venus is also aspected closely by Saturn the 5th lord forming a Dana Yoga between the 2nd, 5th and 9th lords who are all wealth giving planets (the 5th and 9th houses are houses of Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth).
www.astrologyforthesoul.com /vp/venwill.html   (3952 words)

  BBC - 606 - - A24539259 - Bartoli can win it...
In reality, I expect Venus to win the first set comfortably, Bartoli to win the second (perhaps on a tie-break), and Bartoli to get to 5-2 in the third before Venus mounts one of her comebacks.
I agree that it is unlikely that she will beat Venus but to do so she has to vary the angles, take the pace off the ball and not allow Venus to settle into a routine.
But she's completely inexperienced in SUCH massive conditions as these, and she's had to come back from a set down in each of her last three matches and all against higher seeded opponents.
www.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/dna/606/A24539259   (858 words)

  Venus Williams: Rain brings 'clarity' - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Williams' interpretation of the incessant rain delays belies normalcy.
Williams and her sister, Serena, have always marched to their own drumbeat, shunning junior tournaments and relying on their dogged self-belief to victory.
Venus Williams is playing in her sixth Wimbledon semifinal.
www.usatoday.com /sports/tennis/2007-07-05-venus-williams_N.htm?csp=34   (827 words)

  Venus Williams Relationships plus Venus Williams and You
Venus wants to be adored and worshipped like the royalty she feels she is, and it is difficult for anyone to resist the warmth and attention Williams lavishes on those she cares about.
Venus Williams is in harmony with herself and the world around her and is guided by her instincts.
Venus likes a partner who is mentally alive and keeps her guessing and Venus Williams becomes restless and bored with someone who never asks questions, changes or surprises her.
www.topsynergy.com /famous/Venus_Williams.asp   (1112 words)

  Venus Williams - MSN Encarta
Venus Williams, born in 1980, American professional tennis player, who boasts one of the fastest serves in the history of women’s professional tennis at more than 200 km/h (125 mph).
Venus Williams was born in Lynwood, California, and spent much of her childhood in nearby Compton, just outside Los Angeles.
Venus broke through at the 2000 Wimbledon championships to win her first grand slam title (the grand slam events in tennis are Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the Australian Open, and the French Open).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_681500332/Venus_Williams.html   (556 words)

 Venus Williams makes return in Memphis - Boston.com
Venus Williams doesn't exactly know how her injured left wrist will respond in her return to competitive tennis.
Williams, who has played in only two matches since July and has been completely off the tennis circuit since October, returns this week as the seventh seed in the Cellular South Cup, a Tier III event in Memphis.
Williams is ranked No. 53 in the WTA rankings because of her inactivity since the injury.
www.boston.com /sports/other_sports/tennis/articles/2007/02/18/venus_williams_makes_return_in_memphis   (361 words)

  Venus Williams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She is the daughter of Richard and Oracene Williams and the older sister of another tennis player, Serena Williams.
Venus' older sister, Yetunde Price, was murdered in the Compton, California area on the morning of September 14, 2003.
Venus is a businesswoman and CEO of her interior design firm "V Starr Interiors" located in Jupiter, Florida.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Venus_Williams   (1062 words)

 Venus Williams
Venus Williams is a professional tennis player, famous for her dominating game, and easily recognized by her height (6'1") splashy outfits, and cornrowed hair.
Venus started playing tennis at age 4, and was coached mostly by her father, who taught himself tennis from how-to-play books.
Venus says she also learned much from watching matches on TV -- copying the footwork, and noticing that the best players found their opponents' weakness, and then kept hitting the ball into their weak zones over and over.
www.nndb.com /people/229/000023160   (233 words)

 about venus williams, venus williams biography, venus williams pictures
By the time she was four, Venus was brought to the two rundown public courts in Watts and Compton by her father, to hit cratefuls of tennis balls for hours on end.
Venus saw even more results of consistent hard work as her career matured, winning the competitive Lipton Championships in 1999 against her sister and the French Open title alongside her.
The naysayers were quieted after Venus returned from a five-month hiatus in 2000 and throttled Lindsay Davenport at Wimbledon to capture her first of the big titles.
www.laauditions.com /bios/venus_williams.htm   (764 words)

 woa.tv :: Venus Williams
Even though Venus was rated number one in the Southern California junior circuit for girls 12 and under, her father made a decision to move the family to Florida.
Venus managed to slip in before the rule was passed and eight months later won her first professional match at the Bank of the West Classic in Oakland, California.
Venus’ hard work and competitive prowess came to fruition in 2000 with a breakthrough win at Wimbledon (where she beat Serena in the semifinals).
www.woa.tv /articles/at_williamsv.html   (1212 words)

 Venus Williams - Trikiwiki
Tennis sensation Venus Ebone Williams was born in Lynwood California on June 17, 1980 to Richard and Orcente Williams.
When Venus was four, her father took her to two rundown public courts in Watts and Compton, to hit tennis balls for hours on end.
Venus kept up her tennis training and winning matches and it wasn't too much longer before she was featured in The New York Times paving the way for a career full of fame.
www.trikiwiki.com /Venus_Williams   (455 words)

 Venus Williams wins on return from injury - Boston.com
Former world number one Venus Williams made a winning comeback after four months out through injury as she beat Japan's Akiko Morigami 6-1 2-6 6-4 in the first round of the Memphis International on Monday.
File photo shows Venus Williams laughing while playing her sister Serena Williams (not pictured) in a tennis match during the McDonald's Williams Sisters Tour at the Charlotte Bobcats Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, December 7, 2006.
Williams, who has slipped to 54 in the rankings, won the first set in 25 minutes but as her serve malfunctioned, she was broken three times as Morigami leveled the match.
www.boston.com /sports/other_sports/tennis/articles/2007/02/20/venus_williams_makes_successful_return_after_injury   (511 words)

 Venus Williams Pulls Out of U.S. Open - General - RedOrbit
Venus Williams withdrew from the U.S. Open on Friday because of a stomach muscle injury, leaving the year's final Grand Slam tournament without both Williams sisters.
Since Wimbledon, Venus has spent time rehabilitating and receiving treatment while curtailing her physical activities in the hope that she would be ready to play in the Open.
Venus won the U.S. Open in 2000 and '01, the same years she was Wimbledon champion.
www.redorbit.com /news/general/17684/venus_williams_pulls_out_of_us_open/index.html   (461 words)

 The My Hero Project - Venus Williams
Venus loved tennis so much because that was a time that she could have her dad all to herself, without her three older sisters interfering.
Venus and her sister Serena stopped playing in the USTA junior tournaments, but the USTA insisted that she and Serena play in them so they would get used to the pressure of competition.
Venus played in more and more tournaments as the years went on, and in 1997 she was in the US Open.
myhero.com /hero.asp?hero=v_williams   (1291 words)

 HELLO! Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Venus Ebony Starr Williams, two-time winner of both Wimbledon and the US Open, was long regarded as the most dominant player in women's tennis.
Born on June 17, 1980, and September 26, 1981, the youngest of five sisters, Venus and Serena were not much more than toddlers when their father, entrepreneur Richard Williams, set in motion what was to become a sporting juggernaut.
Venus took the Wimbledon title for the second time in 2001 and the same season returned to defend her US Open title in a historic sibling showdown.
www.hellomagazine.com /profiles/williamssisters   (584 words)

 Venus Williams Biography - Associated Content
Venus Williams was home schooled and was placed 25th on the list of 30 greatest tennis players by Tennis Magazine.
Venus Williams was not at her best when she played her sister in the 2003 Wimbledon final, as she suffered a severe adnominal injury during the match.
Venus Williams did win the biggest tennis tournament in the world last year at Wimbledon, but the career of herself and her sister has suffered after an older sister, Yetunde Price was killed by gunshots on September 14, 2003.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/41144/venus_williams_biography.html   (510 words)

 ESPN.com - TENNIS/AUS06 - Venus Williams, Dementieva upset at Australian Open
Williams returned with questions marks over her fitness after knee and ankle injuries forced a long lay-off and she narrowly avoided becoming the second defending champion to lose in the opening round.
Williams, who also had a chance to serve for the match in the 12th game, screamed when she gave Pironkova match point with a backhand into the net.
Williams couldn't explain how she went from highly consistent in the first set, to completely erratic in the second.
sports.espn.go.com /sports/tennis/aus06/news/story?id=2293809   (1149 words)

 Venus Williams Bio - Venus Williams Biography - Venus Williams Stories
Venus first appeared on the tennis scene in 1997 when she powered her way into the U.S Open final only to lose to Martina Hingis.
In 2000, Venus won an Olympic medal in women's doubles, partnering her sister Serena, in Sydney.
Venus is the elder sister of Serena Williams a fellow tennis player and seven times Grand Slam champion.
www.tv.com /venus-williams/person/13892/biography.html   (650 words)

 Venus Williams pulls out of U.S. Open - Tennis - MSNBC.com
Like her sister, though, Williams has had plenty of problems with injuries, and the bum left wrist that’s sidelined her since Wimbledon is forcing her to skip the U.S. Open.
Williams, who was seeded 30th for the U.S. Open, won the hard-court major in 2000 and 2001, part of her collection of five Grand Slam titles.
Venus beat Serena that year for the championship, and nearly 23 million viewers tuned in, giving the final the largest TV audience of any program that night, including a college football game between Notre Dame and Nebraska.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/14515908   (688 words)

 Faces of Home Education - Venus Williams
Venus won in straight sets (6-2, 6-4) over her younger sister in the first prime-time women’s U.S Open final as their mother watched in the stands.
Venus Williams sliced through the first set 6-1 but ran into a snag in the second set by losing it 3-6.
Venus Williams made it back-to-back wins for the Williams family Saturday night 9/9/00, capturing the U.S. Open title her sister won a year ago.
www.homeschoolzone.com /faces/tennis.htm   (832 words)

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Venus and her 15-month younger sister, Serena are both top-ranked players, Venus in the Top Ten and Serena in the Top 50 by 1998 and moving ahead.
Williams serving for the match at 5-4 and Mauresmo saw her chance to break for 5-5.
Venus was born on June 17, 1980 in Lynwood, California.
www.lycos.com /info/venus-williams.html   (658 words)

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