Gallery: Venus & Harold In Luxembourg
Venus Williams won Luxembourg at the end of the 2012 season, her first WTA title since coming back to the tour from Sjogren's Syndrome - and there was a fluffy friend waiting for her.
Published December 26, 2012 12:00
Luxembourg marked Venus Williams' first WTA title since returning to women's tennis from her Sjogren's Syndrome lay-off.
And after Venus Williams' victory, her physio, Esther Lee, released a very special guest onto the court for the ceremony.
Venus Williams' dog Harold is a five-year-old Havanese, which is a breed of Bichon type and the national dog of Cuba, too.
Venus Williams' victory in Luxembourg pushed her to within striking distance of the Top 20 again - she ended 2012 at No.24.
And because she didn't play until mid-March in 2012, Venus Williams has nothing to defend the first few months of 2013.