Venus Williams did not make it to the final of the US Open 2017 but she is still considering one of the best players in lawn tennis. She lost to Sloane Stephens in the semi-final. Stephens, who won the US Open Championship 2017 final by defeating Madison Keys.
Venus Williams has always been trending in the media due to her exceptional tennis career. But, this time she is gaining media attention because of her personal life!
She normally appears in a court single and with sister Serena Williams. The Williams sisters are the superstar of the tennis world.
Williams has often been a hot topic for news tabloids due to her tennis career, relationships, and affairs. You all might be familiar with her career rather than her personal life. So, today we will let you know more about her relationships and affairs details, here.
Is Venus Williams Married?
Venus Williams is reportedly dating wealthy finance officer Nicholas Hammond. According to the source, he is 12 years younger than Williams. Their relationship proves the quote, ''age is just a number.''
The couple is together for years but is not married yet and also has not revealed anything regarding their plans to get married.
Her last public boyfriend was the Cuban model Elio Pis. According to Bustle, they met in 2012, when he modeled for her fashion line Eleven.
After their first meeting, their names were romantically linked and the couple was seen together. They last appeared together in mid-2015, and then they appear to be keeping their relationship private as of now if they are still continuing in their relationship.
Elio Pis, a Cuban model, is famous for his work. He is currently living in Florida. He has featured in several commercials and magazines including the French edition of Vogue and Russell Simmons’ fashion clothing line. Pis also modeled for Venus on her sportswear line Eleven.
Venus Williams’ Dating History
Previously she was engaged to Hank Kuehne, a pro golfer. According to a source, Venus and Hank started dating in early 2007. He accompanied Venus to the 2007 Wimbledon Championships.
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Later, they got engaged on 25 December 2007. However, they canceled their engagement and broke up in 2010.
Hank Kuehne, an American golfer, is a native of Dallas, Texas. He is a former US Amateur champion and professional golfer who enjoyed some of the success on the PGA Tour. Previously, he was married to Nicole and has had a son with her.
Know more about Venus’ family
Venus is a native of Lynwood, California. She was born in a renowned tennis family background on 17th June 1980. Her father Richard Williams and mother Oracene Price are former tennis players. Venus’ younger sister, Serena Williams is also a renowned tennis player.
She was keenly interested in tennis during her childhood and her inspired by her parents. Her parents trained her and her sister, Serena. Know the five facts about Venus Williams through the below video.
Then they joined the tennis academy of Rick Macci. Rick trained them for few years and treated them as his children.
Venus’s professional career
Venus debuted in her first tennis tournament when she was fourteen years old. Three years later, she became runner-up in the US Open Grand Slam, losing the match against Martina Hingis. Then she has appeared in several grand slams.
Image: Serena and Venus with their trophy
Venus' career is decorated with 7 grand slams including 2 US Open and five Wimbledon. She mainly lost his match with her sister Serena. Last year, she was defeated by Serena in the final of Australian Open.
Venus also appeared in the tennis double with her sister. The duo of Serena and Venus won fourteen titles including 2 US Open, six Wimbledon, and four Australian Open grand slams. Her sister Serena, Hingis, and Davenport are also her rivalries.
Venus Williams: Entrepreneur and Author
Venus has a net worth of $75 million. She is the chief executive officer of her interior design firm V Starr located in Jupiter, Florida. She also launched a fashion clothing brand ‘Eleven’.
In 2010, she released her first book, Come to Win; on How Sports Can Help You Top Your Profession. She co-authored that book with Kelly E Carter.