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Are Serena and Venus Williams twins?

Discover some important stats & facts of the Williams Sisters. Also get to know the important moments of their respective careers.

Serena and Venus Williams

Ever since Serena Williams and Venus Williams burst onto the professional tennis scene in the late 90s, the siblings have revolutionized the sport. From dominating the circuit to amassing titles, both Serena and Venus have raised the bar in the women’s game. Although Venus is now fading and on her way to retirement, Serena is still trying to equal the all-time Grand Slam titles record of 24 held by Margaret Court.

As the sisters continue to walk on their respective paths, let’s turn attention to some important details of the Williams family and history.

Are Serena Williams and Venus Williams twins?

Serena and Venus Williams

No. The two sisters are not twins. They are the youngest of the five daughters born to their parents Richard and Oracene. Venus is a year older to Serena.

Which sister has won more titles?

Serena has won 23 Grand Slams, including 73 WTA titles. On the other hand, Venus has won 7 Grand Slams, including 49 WTA titles. Serena has won all the four Grand Slams, at least twice. But Venus has never won the Australian and the French Open.

Have the sisters played each other?

Serena and Venua have played each other on 29 occasions on the WTA tour. Currently, Serena comfortably leads her older sister 19-12. Their first meeting was at Wimbledon in 2000, where Venus prevailed in two sets. Their last meeting was at the Top Seed Open in 2020, where Serena emerged victorious.

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