Ever wanted to know how former World No.1 Venus Williams has managed to stay at the top of women's tennis into her late 30s?
The five-time Wimbledon champion features in the upcoming March issue of InStyle Magazine to answer a few of those questions, giving readers a behind-the-scenes look into her daily routine.
"I have the best commute ever—just 15 minutes from practice to the offices for my athletic apparel line, EleVen, and V Starr Interiors, my commercial design firm," Venus said of balancing tennis and business. "As the CEO of both companies, I’m lucky that everything is based in the same building. Now I mainly focus on design and big-picture strategy, but I’m involved in a bit of everything: conducting meetings, approving sketches, and even boxing up packages. I’m very hands-on."
Williams also shares the best advice she ever receieved; unsurprisingly, it comes from younger sister, 23-time Grand Slam champion and new mother, Serena.
"‘No matter what, you have to show up—so why not compete?’ I think that’s a great mind-set."