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Venus Williams

Awards And Accomplishments

1997 Ranking climbs from 211 to 64 by year's end
1998 Wins first singles title at IGA Tennis Classic
1998 Defeats Patty Schnyder to win Grand Slam Cup
1999 Teams with sister Serena to win doubles title at French Open
1999 Ranked among top 10 in women's tennis, along with sister Serena
2000 Wins gold in singles and doubles at Sydney Olympics
2000 Wins first Grand Slam at Wimbledon by defeating Lindsay Davenport
2001 Successfully defends Wimbledon title by defeating Justine Henin in final
2002 Beats Henin in three finals: Gold Coast, Antwerp, Amelia Island
2002 Wins final at Open Gaz de France by beating Jelena Dokic

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