Williams launched the brand in 2007, deriving the name from her personal motto that you can never settle for just being good. “I was inspired by being better than your best. Be an 11/10. I’ve always been driven by this motto – whether I’m on the court or off of it,” she told Page Six in a previous interview.
In this manner, has Venus Williams retired from tennis?
Serena and Venus Williams became the latest high-profile tennis stars to withdraw from the 2021 U.S. Open on Wednesday, joining Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
Also to know is, who is Venus Williams sponsored by?
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She designs her own clothing line, Eleven, and sells it through the Gilte Groupe. Other endorsement partners include: Wilson, Electronic Arts, Kraft, Ralph Lauren and Tide. Williams owns a small interest in the Miami Dolphins with sister Serena.
Does Venus Williams still have a clothing line?
Venus Williams is expanding her clothing empire. This week, the tennis star announced her new collaboration with apparel brand K-Swiss and that she will serve as its new brand ambassador.
Serena Williams withdrew from the 2021 US Open on Wednesday, citing a torn hamstring. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion initially suffered the injury during her first-round match at Wimbledon in June.
Later that year in 2009, Venus Williams, at age 31, pulled out of the U.S. Open after having suffered joint pain, hand swelling, numbness, fatigue, dry eyes and a dry mouth. She had an overall feeling of being “beat up.” Venus was finally diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, a little-known autoimmune disorder.
Although Venus has no child of her own, she is a loving aunt to her younger sister’s adorable daughter, Olympia Ohanian, who Serena shares with her husband, Alexis Ohanian.
In this category, Venus Williams is way behind her sister Serena Williams. The younger one has won a total of 23 grand slams. While Venus has won approximately 1/3 of what Serena has. She has 7 grand slams titles to her name.
Venus Williams is dating fellow millionaire Nicholas Hammond. Hammond, according to the NY Daily Post, is a “wealthy financier”.