The Famous Women of Tennis WTA Tours
Tennis WTA Tours will never be popular without the famous and gorgeous women who play professionally. When WTA was founded in 1973, it had become the main organizing body for women’s professional tennis. Since 2005, the tour was referred as the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour because of sponsorship rights. In this article, we will know more about the famous women of tennis WTA tours and how they excelled in their craft of playing.
Venus Williams of the United States is one on the renowned women players of WTA Tour. She has a height of six feet and one inch tall. She is coached by Oracene Price and Richard Williams who happen to be her parents but she is regularly trained by Esther Lee. She turned into a professional tennis player in 1994 as a right-handed player. She can do two-handed backhand as well. Williams got 7 Grand Slam Titles and Wimbledon titles of 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, and 2008 respectively. For US Open, she achieved two titles in 2000 and 2001. Williams got 43 tournament single titles and 16 tournament titles doubles. She got three Olympic gold medals in Beijing 2008, Sydney 2000 (doubles), and Sydney 2000 (singles).
Among the impressive achievements of Venus Williams is when she reached the US Open’s singles final on her first attempt. This had made her the first woman to do so since Pam Shriver in 1978. The same tournament, Williams became the first finalist for unseeded singles. Apart from being the only female tennis player who won three Olympic gold medals, she also holds the record in all the four Grand slams in women’s game for the fastest serve.
Another famous name in the household of Tennis WTA Tours is Svetlana Kuznetsova, who is from Russia. She has the height of five feet and eight and one-half inches. Her coach’s name is Andrey Olkhovskiy as she turned into professional player in year 2000. She is right-handed as well and can do two-handed backhand. Her playing style is more of as an all-around player who is characterized by heavy forehand shots and strong serve. The US Open Victory in 2004 was her best tennis memory. Kuznetsova had won two Grand slam titles and a title in 2009 French Open. She achieved 12 WTA and 1 ITF titles in tournament singles and 14 WTA titles in tournament doubles. Her career started in 2000, which is the same year when she first one her first title at Helsinki and Bali.
Serena Williams is the twin sister of Venus Williams. Just like her sister, she is coached by their parents and trained as well by Esther Lee. She turned into a professional tennis player in 1995 with a height of five feet and nine inches tall. She is right-handed as well and can do two-handed backhand. She won 12 titles in Grand Slam and Australian Open titles for the year 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2010 respectively. The 2002 French Open had also given her with a title along with Wimbledon titles in 2002, 2003, and 2009. For US Open, she won the 1999, 2002, and 2008 titles. Williams had achieved 36 WTA titles for tournament singles and 18 titles for tournament doubles. Just like Venus, Serena had won two Olympic medals in Beijing 2008 and Sydney 2000, both of doubles.