Sister Act

With Serena Williams capturing her record equaling 22nd Grand Slam title, and teaming up with her sister, Venus, to capture the doubles Wimbledon title as well, the Williams sisters’ dominance of tennis continues. 

But which of the duo of sisters is responsible for which bit of the dominance? And how much do you recall about them? The handy quiz below will help you find out.

  
There are only two possible answers to all questions in this quiz – Serena Williams, and/or Venus Williams. Here we go.

1. Which of the sisters won a Grand Slam title first? 

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

2. Which of the sisters has also won the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon? 

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

3. Who once took the ‘Which Williams Are You?’ Quiz on ESPN and got “Very much Venus”?

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

4. Who was once defended against online trolls by JK Rowling? 

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

5. Who was battling an illness for most of the 2011 season? 

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

6. Who has never appeared in a Hollywood movie? 

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

7. Among the sisters, who appeared in Beyoncé’s Lemonade?

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

8. Who holds the edge in their head to head record at Grand Slam finals? (They have played eight.)

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

9. Whose quote was “I’m really exciting. I smile a lot, I win a lot, and I’m really sexy.”

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

10. A documentary aired this June on Epix, an American TV channel about which of the sisters? 

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

11. A Maiken Baird & Michelle Major co-directed documentary released in 2013 in the US about which of the sisters? 

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

12. Which of the sisters has played in India at a WTA tour event? 

A. Serena B. Venus C. Both

ANSWERS

1. Serena. She won the US Open in 1999 as the first of her 22, so far. Venus opened her account at Wimbledon 2000. 

2. Serena. In 1998.

3. Venus. The quiz, evidently is quite accurate. You can try it out. 

4. Serena. After a troll said she’s “built like a man”. Rowling had this to say

5. Both. Venus was battling an autoimmune disease & Serena a pulmonary disorder all through 2011.

6. Venus. Serena, most recently, played herself in Pixels. 

7. Serena. Bey was in attendance at the Wimbledon 2016 final where Serena equaled Steffi Graf. 

8. Serena. 6-2.

9. Serena.

10. Serena. It was titled ‘Serena’.

11. Both. It was called Venus & Serena and tracked their difficult 2011 season when both were battling tough illnesses. 

12. Both. They played in the Sony Ericsson Bangalore open where they met in the final. 

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