Venus is the second and elder of the famous pair of Williams sisters. She is an American professional tennis player who was a former world number one but is currently world number eleven according to February 1, 2015. On February 25, 2002, she got the title of world number one and was the first black woman to do so. She is also given the credit for bringing a wave of freshness into the women’s professional tennis tour. She is considered as the best grass court player of her generation and she is one among the all time greats in Women’s Tennis. She was born to Richard Williams and Oracene Price. The Williams family shifted to West Palm Beach to enroll their daughters in the tennis academy of Rick Macci. Initially, the sisters had to bear the derogatory phrases used by the white parents of the kids attending the academy but they overcame every obstacle to reach the pinnacle of success. She holds the record for the fastest serve in three out of four grand slams. Truly, when it comes to serves, no one can beat Venus. In the ground strokes, her backhand is considered more powerful and reliable than her for hand, also her movement on grass is also among the best on the WTA tour. She turned professional on October 31, 1984 at the tender age of fourteen. After that there was no looking back for Venus Williams and worked her way to the top ten players.