Not fade away: Venus Williams still dreaming at 40

By Agence France-Presse When Venus Williams first stepped onto a tennis court in Oakland for her professional debut in 1994, the Rolling Stones were playing a concert next door at a neighboring stadium. Twenty-six years later, Williams, like Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, is in no mood to simply fade away. The trailblazing American star celebrates her 40th birthday on Wednesday with the tennis season on pause amid the coronavirus crisis which has decimated the calendar. The former world number one, however, says there is no prospect of her quietly drawing a line under a career which has


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