Oracene Price (born April 3, 1952) is an American tennis coach.
The sisters’ encountered challenges when their father wanted them to take things slow and focus more on their studies rather than the game, but this, however, was not fruitful.
Further, seeing the amount of racial discrimination encountered by his daughters at the academy, Richard withdrew Venus and her sister from the academy and started coaching them at home.
Venus has bagged numerous awards and titles including four Olympic Gold Medals and seven Grand Slam Titles.
For the records, she was the first Black-American to have ranked No 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).
While growing up, Venus and her siblings experienced lots of racial discrimination because of their skin color.
They were loved and supported by their father who introduced them to the game of tennis after watching a female athlete play on the television.
She is the former wife of Richard Williams, whom she divorced in 2002.
who was a former beauty salon owner and registered nurse; Lyndrea Price, a Web designer; and Isha Price, a lawyer.
As a matter of fact, their father had no experience in the game of tennis but he was able to read books and watched videos in order to guide them on the court.
Venus Williams started her career at the age of 14, she’s got great skills that made her stand out like a pro and she played her first official game at the bank of West Classic in California.
After Rasheed's death, while working as a nurse, Oracene married Richard Williams and had two more daughters, Venus Williams and Serena Williams.