“I love the intersection of sport and fashion that Lacoste has pioneered”

Venus Williams seemed emotional after her first photo shoot with Lacoste. The older of the two Williams sisters was recently signed by the French luxury brand as their brand ambassador.

The seven-time Grand Slam champion, who hasn’t played since Chicago last year, recently shared a video on YouTube about her Lacoste photo shoot in which she praised the French entity’s heritage in the sport.

“Here I am behind the scenes of the first Lacoste photo shoot and the first part of my association with Lacoste,” said Williams. “I’m so happy because I love tennis, and I love the heritage that Lacoste has in tennis. I also love the intersection of sport and fashion that Lacoste has really pioneered.”
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Venus Williams added that the shoot was like “a real fashion shoot” because the photographer knew “exactly what he wanted.”

“Today was like a real fashion shoot in the sense that the photographer really told me what to do… this was real fashion in the sense that the photographer knew exactly what I wanted, and it was great to trust him.” in that”. and do what he told me,” he said.

The 41-year-old said the photos were the best she had ever taken and expressed excitement about her association with Lacoste.

“I have to say I really feel like this was the best set of photos I’ve ever taken in my life, and it was only two hours of shooting… I’m really excited about this partnership,” Venus Williams concluded. .

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Williams could choose to return to Wimbledon, where she has reached eight finals, winning five titles. Interestingly, her last Grand Slam singles title came at SW19 in 2008.

ON THIS DAY: In 2008, Venus Williams, the defending Wimbledon champion, defeats her younger sister Serena Williams in the final, 7–5, 6–4 to retain the title.

“She played so amazing. It was really a task to beat her.” #OTD #TBT

ON THIS DAY: In 2008, Venus Williams, the defending Wimbledon champion, defeats her younger sister Serena Williams in the final, 7–5, 6–4 to retain the title. “She played so amazing. It was really a task to beat her.” #OTD #TBT https://t.co/ZBkAJy1EYm

He has reached three Grand Slam finals since that triumph, twice at Wimbledon (2009 and 2017), but has failed to add to his Major tally.

Edited by Nihal Taraporvala

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Source: www.sportskeeda.com