‘Absolute Outliers’ – Another feature like ‘King Richard’ made to showcase the life of Venus and Serena Williams

Richard Williams, father of Venus and Serena Williams, is a man who has fought with feet and nails to help his daughters succeed in the world of tennis. Williams had to overcome many difficulties on his way. Therefore, the Williams sisters didn’t have to tackle anything head on apart from the challenges that tennis poses.

Now that Serena and Venus have touched the heights and carved their names on the sport, Richards’ story has gained value as well. People also want to know more about his struggles, too. Recently, On the Line announced a documentary about his side of the story.


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A platform to reveal the suffering of the father of Venus and Serena Williams

The documentary will reveal the possibilities that Williams struggled to endow the world with two of the greatest athletes of our generation. Here’s what On the Line had to say about the series. “Richard Williams dreamed of creating wonders in a game in which he had little experience. Tennis has historically been an upper-class sport and a fixture in the white-lily country club culture. And the Williams family were the ultimate outliers.”

1992: Serena Williams and her sister Venus Williams with their father Richard Williams at a tennis camp in Florida. Mandatory credit: Ken Levine/Allsport

Moreover, the documentary will be about the things they encountered due to their nature. As the On the Line representative wrote, “They burst into the scene with huge fanfare, anticipation and some skepticism. But the girls had the audacity and raw talent to back up the hype. Fierce rivals on the court, the brothers remained accomplished professionals. Despite the constant criticism and ugly rumors that have descended on racism. Their father was often ridiculed and ostracized as an opportunist, or worse, a cheater who fixed his daughters’ matches, but the close-knit clan, so much abused by the media, had a unique dynamism that is often misunderstood.”

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In addition, earlier King Ricard depicted the life of Venus and Serena Williams from the eyes of their father Richard Williams. The film was a huge hit in theaters and won numerous awards, including six nominations at the Academy Awards. Therefore, there is a lot of anticipation about the upcoming series.

What are the achievements of Serena and Venus worth noting?

Starting with Serena Williams, she has won 23 Grand Slam titles, and has four Olympic gold medals to her name. Furthermore, she has held 73 singles and 23 double titles in total so far. It ranked No. 1 in the world with a record total of 319 weeks.


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Speaking of Venus, she became the first black woman to win the world number 1 ranking on February 25, 2002. Furthermore, the 41-year-old has won seven major tournaments and 49 singles titles in total. Also, she holds the world number 1 ranking in doubles with her sister.

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