Professional tennis player Venus Williams leads a very active life. Some of Venus’s admirers remain inquisitive about who she is dating and whether or not she is in a committed relationship even though the athlete is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest tennis players of all time and prefers to keep her private life out of the spotlight.
Read on to find out who Venus Williams dated back in the day.
Is Venus Williams in a Relationship?
As in the year 2022 the tennis ace appears to be single. Numerous sightings of Venus and fellow athlete Reilly Opelka in 2021 led to speculation that the two were more than just friends. As rumors began to circulate that he was her boyfriend the California native put an end to them by answering questions from fans on Instagram Stories.
Venus joked in response to a fan who questioned if she and Reilly were dating: “No, @ReillyOpelka shot me down.” It was reported by ESPN in June 2021 that Venus had stated publicly at the time that she was single and not seeing anyone.
View this post on Instagram
When asked how her “love life” was she laughed and responded, “I’m very single.” “I might be undateable, actually.”
Former Love Interests of Venus Williams
In 2017 Venus started dating Nicholas Hammond now her ex-boyfriend. There was a 12-year age difference between the ex-couple, but they seemed happy together anyhow. They attended Venus’ sister Serena’s wedding to husband Alexis Ohanian in November 2017 where the couple was spotted kissing and holding hands.
Page Six reported in June 2019 that Venus and Nicholas had broken up after nearly two years of dating. “They dated for two years and have broken up,” a source told. “It’s not because they don’t love each other, they do. They are still friends.”
Venus dated Cuban model Elio Pis for over five years before she started dating Nicholas. The two went public with their relationship in 2012. As of the year 2017, the couple had broken up. Venus was linked to professional golfer Hank Kuehne from 2007 to 2010.
What does Venus Williams think About Romance?
Venus talked about the pressures women experience to settle down and find love in an interview with Cosmopolitan published in September 2021. She said that she is content with her single status.
“I have a lot of friends who don’t believe me when I say that I like my life and I don’t want to change it for any reason,” Venus told sources at the time. “I’m not desperate and they don’t believe me. They say things like, ‘You’re going to miss your window.’ I’m like, ‘Please, relax. You might feel this way, but I don’t. I promise you, I don’t.’”
For more such updates do follow us only on Lee Daily.