Saturday, September 28, 2013
Post Sjogren's, Venus Williams Is Proving To Be More Than Inspirational
By Chris Oddo
Published in Tennis Now
"It has been over three years since Venus Williams last went deep in a Grand Slam, but if this week's hot streak in Tokyo is any indication, next year could be the year for her.....Written off by many after being diagnosed with the energy-sapping autoimmune deficiency known as Sjogren's Syndrome in 2011, Venus Williams has never relented in her quest to return to her championship form, motivated by an “I can do this even if you don't think I can” ethos that has often times left her vulnerable to disappointment and defeat...."
Story continues here.
Watch this YouTube video of one of Venus' killer shots:
Williams battled Petra Kvitova in the semis and although she lost, in my opinion, is still a winner in every sense of the word.