Beating her is not as exciting as beating someone else. I care if she wins or doesn’t.” As she has gotten older, she has become more nervous watching Serena play. Venus becomes animated when she talks about Serena. “When you’re a big sister,” she said, “it’s a great job.I don’t know how little sisters feel about their job, but when you’re a big sister, you’re supposed to take care of everything.Dressed in a hot pink tank top, heather gray capri yoga pants and hot pink sneakers, she hovered over a couch on which a panoply of tennis clothes had been draped: short-skirted tennis dresses with a bright geometric pattern; skirts in the same pattern; blue tank tops; visors; headbands; a fuchsia hoodie.“I have been waiting to wear this dress, it is such a fun dress to wear,” she said as she decided on one of the graphic dresses, the flagship piece of the new Prism collection, which she will debut next week on her own sort of New York runway, a tennis court in Queens.The agenda for this gathering was “scripting,” in which an athlete chooses which outfits she will wear for tournament play. ” asked her marketing director, Marlon Le Winter, pointing to a blue sleeveless top. Williams answered, “I may want something else because that color can actually attract a lot of heat.”To all of her matches at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, in fact to all of her matches everywhere, Ms.She quickly dismissed a suggestion that she braid in strands of all the colors. By 2011, though, her tennis career had been slowed by illness and injury.
“Look at us,” she said, “Serena and I are still playing doubles.”Read More: Venus Williams Gave Me a Tennis Lesson Serena is a huge part of Venus’s life; even in her absence, that is obvious.“The art needs come in under 0 per piece,” she said, with an accessories budget of 0 an item. Since she had last seen the plans, the client had asked the V*Starr team for alterations. Lorena Baldridge is an intern who has been at V*Starr for two months. Williams eventually headed back into the warehouse space from where the orders of Ele Ven activewear are shipped to online customers and the boutiques, spas and fitness clubs that carry it.The inventory had been reorganized to make room for incoming shipments of the Prism collection. “I’m trying to make better choices.”To help combat the effect of Sjogren’s syndrome, she pays close attention to her diet. Just getting on-site is an effort.”She arrived for the practice session with her hitting partner, Jermaine Jenkins.All the coursework has fed into her two main businesses.Ele Ven, a four-year-old company, is undergoing a serious reboot since Ms.