Who is older Venus or Serena Williams and which sister has won more Grand Slams? Iconic tennis siblings boast incredible careers

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The Williams sisters are two of the most iconic female tennis players of all time. 

Venus and Serena dominated the sport for over a decade, winning plenty of titles on their own and together on the court.

Venus will be taking part at Wimbledon this summer in what will be her 24th appearance at the tournament.

Meanwhile, Serena will not be appearing at SW19 after she retired from playing in September last year.

Which Williams sister is older?

Venus is two years older than her sister Serena.

Venus is 43 years old while Serena is 41 with the eldest of the siblings making her professional debut in 1994.

Serena would then play her first professional match one year later.

However, she retired from tennis after a 17-year-long career to focus on her family life while Venus continues to play after 18 years in the game.

Which sister has won more Grand Slams? 

Serena has won a total of 39 Grand Slam titles across her career with 23 in singles, 14 in women’s doubles, and two in mixed doubles.

Serena Williams

This is 16 more than her sister Venus who has won 21 throughout her career, with seven singles major titles.

Serena has 23 singles Grand Slams to her name, winning Wimbledon seven times, the US Open six times, the Australian Open seven times and the French Open three times.

Her incredible record and reputation in the sport see her widely known as one of the greatest female tennis players of all time.

Venus’ seven singles Grand Slams include five Wimbledons and two US Opens, with her last major title coming at SW19 15 years ago.

When it comes to doubles, the Williams sisters dominated, winning 14 titles together in total.

Their first Grand Slams together came in 1999 after they won the French Open and US Open in the same year.

They would then go on to win both of those tournaments once more while also winning at Wimbledon six times and the Australian Open four times.

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