Venus and Serena Williams for historic African game

Posted on October 06 2012 , at 08:29 am
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By Olamide Jasanya

Serena and Venus Williams

Venus and Serena Williams have been announced as facilitators for this year’s ‘Breaking The Mould’ campaign.

The superstar tennis sister will be in the country between Tuesday October 30 to Friday, November 2, 2012 during which they will be involved in talk sessions to motivate and inspire women. The pair will wrap up their visit with an exhibition match against each other.

It will be the first time they’re playing in Africa and this is their first visit to any West African country. It is expected that they will head to South Africa from here.

Serena, 31, has twice being named world number 1 female tennis player and is the only woman to have won over $40 million in prize, Venus, on the other hand has also been named world’s number one player and her success and grand slams have earned her a 12th position on the all time list.

The sisters also have combined for 13 Grand Slam doubles titles and won Olympic gold in the doubles in 2000, 2008 and 2012.

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