American Masters

Venus Williams on Women in Tennis

Clip: 08/31/2016 | 1m 14s

In this exclusive clip from the American Masters Digital Archive, Venus Williams reflects on the sacrifices made by trailblazers such as Althea Gibson and Billie Jean King, without whom, the game of women's tennis would not be where it is today.

Aired: 08/31/16

Rating: NR

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