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Venus Williams Wimbledon 2017

Social Slice: British bliss; happy birthday Venus Williams

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For Social Slice today, Britons thrive at Queen’s Club and happy birthday to Venus Williams! 

For the first time since 2016, two British players are through to the quarter-finals at Queen’s.

Cameron Norrie put on an impressive display against Aslan Karatsev, while the fairytale run for 19-year-old Jack Draper continued against Alexander Bublik.

Moving to the women’s game, a veteran of the WTA tour celebrates her birthday today. Seven-time Slam singles champion and 14-time Slam doubles champion Venus Williams turns 41 today after receiving a wildcard to compete in her 23rd Wimbledon.

A number of tributes went up on social media, including this correction from a sports anchor to a radio station who made a slight blunder regarding the superstars career accolades.


Venus Williams Wimbledon 2017
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