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She is generally regarded as one of the all-time greats of women's tennis and, along with younger sister Serena Williams, is credited with ushering in a new era of power and athleticism on the women's professional tennis tour.

Williams has won four Olympic gold medals, one in singles and three in women's doubles, along with a silver medal in mixed doubles.

Williams played 15 tour events in 1997, including five Tier I tournaments.

She reached the quarterfinals in three of the Tier I events – the State Farm Evert Cup in Indian Wells, California, the European Indoor Championships in Zürich, and the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.

The Williams family moved from Compton, California, to West Palm Beach, Florida, when she was ten, so that Venus and Serena could attend the tennis academy of Rick Macci, who took notice of the sisters and who would provide additional coaching.

He did not always agree with Williams's father but respected that "he treated his daughters like kids, allowed them to be little girls".

In Indian Wells in March, Williams defeated World No. Her ranking broke into the top 100 on April 14, 1997.

9 Iva Majoli in the third round for her first win over a player ranked in the top 10. She made her debut in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament at the French Open, reaching the second round before losing to Nathalie Tauziat.

Her five Wimbledon singles titles ties her with two other women for eighth place on the all-time list, but gives her sole possession of No.