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Venus Williams Says She's 'Heartbroken' After Deadly Car Crash

Venus Williams has broken her silence after being involved in a deadly car crash in Florida last month.

The 37-year-old tennis pro took to Facebook to share how “heartbroken” she after a 78-year-old man died from the crash.

“I am devasted and heartbroken by this accident. My heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Jerome Barson and I continue to keep them in my thoughts and prayers,” Venus wrote.

Earlier this week, Florida police said that Venus is at fault for the accident for “violating the right of way” of the other driver.

Venus has not been issued any citations or traffic violations for the crash.

Venus Williams at Fault for Fatal Car Crash, Police Say

Venus Williams was involved in a fatal car crash on June 9 and now the police say she was at fault for the accident.

The tennis player was traveling north in a backed-up intersection in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and another car traveling west crashed into her vehicle. The driver’s husband, a 78-year-old man, suffered a traumatic head injury and died in the hospital two weeks later. The driver suffered several broken bones.

“[Venus] is at fault for violating the right of way of [the other driver],” the police report said, according to TMZ.

A lawyer for Venus released a statement in which the tennis star expressed her condolences to the family of the deceased.

Ms. Williams entered the intersection on a green light,” the lawyer said. “The police report estimates that Ms. Williams was traveling at 5 mph when Mrs. Barson crashed into her. Authorities did not issue Ms. Williams with any citations or traffic violations. This is an unfortunate accident and Venus expresses her deepest condolences to the family who lost a loved one.”

Venus Williams Surprises the Middle School Teacher Who Changed Her Life - Watch Now!

Venus Williams is thanking one important teacher for changing her life!

The 36-year-old tennis star headed back to her hometown to have an emotional reunion with her teacher Ms. Vellegas at Mark Twain Middle School in Lynwood, Calif.

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, Venus dropped in on her former teacher’s class to say thank you believing in her potential.

Ms. Vellegas, I remember I felt inspired. I felt nourished. The care that she takes with each student, you can tell that there’s love in her heart,” Venus said of the teacher.

See all that Venus had to say in the video below…


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Venus Williams Advances to Fourth Round at Miami Open!

Congratulations to Venus Williams!

The 36-year-old tennis star defeated her opponent Patricia Tig 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday (March 26) in Key Biscayne, Fla. Her win advances her to the fourth round of the Miami Open tournament.

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“I love South Florida,” she said after she won, via Fox Sports. “It’s really home.” If you didn’t know, Venus lives in Palm Beach Gardens.

Venus, who has won the tournament three times in the past, will next go up against Svetlana Kuznetsova. Good luck!

Venus is pictured here warming up before her match.

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Serena Williams Wins Australian Open, Defeats Sister Venus!

Serena Williams poses with her trophy alongside runner-up sister Venus Williams after winning the Women’s Singles Final at the 2017 Australian Open on Saturday (January 28) in Melbourne, Australia.

The tennis player pulled off her 23rd Grand Slam win and she is set to regain her number one ranking.

“Thank you Venus for inspiring me to be the best player that I can be,” Serena said during her victory speech. “There’s no way I would be at [No. 23] without her.”

Venus also praised her sister during her speech, saying “That’s my little sister, guys!”

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Serena & Venus Williams to Face Off in Australian Open Final!

It’s going to be a battle of the Williams sisters for the title of this year’s Australian Open!

Serena Williams will face off with older sister Venus for her seventh Australian Open title.

On Thursday (January 26), Serena defeated Mirjana Lucic-Baroni from 6-2, 6-1 after Venus beat Coco Vandeweghe 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 6-4.

If Serena defeats her sister in the final, she will have a recording breaking 23 Grand Slam titles under her belt.

Last year, Serena lost the Australian Open final to Angelique Kerber.

Serena and Venus Williams will face off for the Australian Open title this Saturday.

Venus & Serena Williams Get Compton Tennis Court Dedicated to Them!

The City of Compton has decided to dedicate a tennis court to Serena and Venus Williams.

On Saturday (November 12), the sisters returned to the tennis court in Compton, Calif., where they first learned their skills before going on to become tennis superstars.

The court will be called the Venus and Serena Williams Court of Champions.

“We literally lived around the corner, so just driving here brought back so many memories,” Serena told the crowd of fans at the dedication ceremony (via ABC News). “We definitely want to see some more champions come from these courts.”

“It’s been a surreal experience to be back in this way,” Venus added. “To have the tennis court refurbished, to make sure that there’s coaching available, to make sure that these programs go on and to make sure that this sport stays here in our community – it’s a big part of bringing us all up and creating positivity for young people.”

After the event, the duo judged food and dance competitions at the Healthy Compton Festival.

Also pictured inside: The sisters at the court ceremony and Serena landing at LAX Airport on Friday in Los Angeles.

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