Venus Williams is back… with a younger man!

After a yearlong break from playing tennis competitively, Venus Williams, 42, is coming back to the game to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon this July.

“I had no plan to play. I saw the grass and I got excited,” said Venus to CNN.

The tennis star from Compton, CA will be paired up with British pro player Jamie Murray, 35, to compete in the mixed doubles category. Yes, Venus done got her a younger man, hunnis, and he’s got winning in his blood, just like the Williams Sisters! Jamie is also the brother of 3x grand slam champion Andy Murray.

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Venus requested a last-minute wild-card entry with Murray, after previously saying she would not play competitively this go round.

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Markette Sheppard

Markette Sheppard

Markette Sheppard is an Emmy award-winning TV host, children's book author, marketing executive and founder of Glow Stream TV. Follow her online @markettesheppard and @glowstreamtv.

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