Who is more successful – Serena or Venus Williams?

Venus and Serena Williams were some of the most powerful lights in women’s tennis. The Sisters have revolutionized the way tennis is played in the ring and have been a true source of inspiration to countless young players. But at the height of their career, they also took part in an incredible competition, which only enriched the sport!

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Their parents – Richard Williams and Orasin Price have coached them for the longest time, and this trip was recently chronicled in the movie “King Richard”, starring Will Smith in the titular role. Venus the Elder was the one who debuted in 1994 and was closely followed by Serena in 1995. Since then, they’ve been indomitable forces to reckon with on the WTA tour.

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Jan 16 1998: Teenage tennis sisters from America Venus (left) and Serena Williams take time out in a practice session to pose together during the Adidas International Event in White City in Sydney, Australia. Mandatory credit: Clive Brunskill / Allsport

Venus and Serena Williams – Rivalry

The sisters are famous for their great and lively rivalry with each other. The two have met 31 times, most recently in 2020 and Serena is leading head-to-head 19-12.

Both were world number one in singles with Serena holding the position for 361 weeks Venus Williams He was at the top for 11 weeks. Both also ranked first in the doubles. Between the 2001 US Open and the 2017 Australian Open, the two sisters played against each other in nine Grand Slam finals.

LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 19: (LR) Serena Williams and Venus Williams attend the 33rd Annual Producers Guild Awards at Fairmont Century Plaza on March 19, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Venus has 49 WTA singles titles to Serena’s 73. In terms of Grand Slam titles, Venus has won 7 titles with 5 Wimbledon Championships and 2 US Open titles. On the other hand, Serena has amassed 23 singles majors.

More than a rivalry, their partnership on the court was exceptional. The duo were undefeated in the finals of the Grand Slam doubles tournament and won 14 of them together. They also share a joint record of winning three Olympic gold medals in women’s doubles. Another point to note here is that 22 of Serena’s 23 double titles are with her sister.

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Who is the most successful?

When it comes to success in terms of tennis, Serena Williams It is definitely far ahead of Venus. But it was also the older sister who changed the entire landscape of women’s tennis. Both are widely regarded as two of the greatest tennis players of all time. They are often asked about competing with and against each other and how being at the top of women’s tennis together has affected their relationship personally.

USA’s Serena Williams congratulates her sister and opponent Venus Williams of the USA after her women’s singles third round match on day 5 of the 2018 US Open (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Off the tennis court, both have found their own niche to work with. The Williams sisters have their own fashion lines, creative outlets that reflect their personal style. Furthermore, Serena also owns a venture capital firm that invests in early stage startups.

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Many experts have often questioned the sanctity of their relationship with each other and how they can preserve it given that they have competed in such high-stakes matches against each other. But the sisters maintain that their bond is unlike anything else, as is their dependence on each other.