Not through yet making history in women’s tennis – both Williams sisters made comebacks in their third round matches to move into the quarters at the 2015 Australian Open. First up was Venus who beat Camila Giorgi 4-6, 7-6, 6-1. Then little sister Serena came from a set down to beat Elina Svitolina 4-6, 6-2, 6-0. While both possess the most powerful/lethal serves ever seen in the game, their close bond continues to ‘serve‘ them best as they inspire one another to reach to the highest level of their ability!
Venus and Serena Speak of INSPIRATION
“…feels fantastic especially when things happen in your life that are not in your control,” Williams said in reference to her struggles with Sjogren’s syndrome, an incurable auto-immune disease that can cause joint pain and fatigue. “But I don’t want to stop now, I want to keep it going,” Venus added.
“She’s been through so much with her illness, with everything that she’s had to do,” Serena said. “Gosh, if she can do it, I’m perfectly healthy, I’m fine. I should be able to do it, too. It just got me so motivated.”
“I’ve been motivated by Serena though since day one, since ’97. She’s always been I think someone that anyone can learn from. The way she faces her life, the way she is fearless on the court,” Venus Williams said.
“I probably take it a lot more to heart because she’s my sister and we’ve had the fortunate relationship to be able to motivate each other and grow from each other. I don’t think I could have done the things I’ve done without her.”
GODSPEED VENUS AND SERENA…YOUR LIVES ARE AN INSPIRATION!