• ‘King Richard' Writer on Why Venus Williams Got Rattled in Her First Pro Tournament

    4 days ago - By The Wrap

    Warning: The following post contains spoilers for “King Richard.”
    “King Richard” is a touching and inspiring movie about family, belief and overcoming obstacles in order to follow a dream. But it's also a compelling sports movie and naturally ends with a face-off in which the audience is left guessing - will the underdog Venus Williams beat the champion?
    “King Richard” ends on a real-life match from 1994 between Venus Williams, then just 14 and competing in her first pro tournament and second pro match, and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, a Spanish player who at the time was the No. 2 tennis...
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