Nike's New Spot Honors Venus and Serena Williams' Combined Records Instead of Comparing Them

The ad highlights the way coverage obsessed over the sisters' rivalry

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Collectively, Venus and Serena Williams have won 122 singles titles and 30 majors, spending a total of 327 weeks ranked as the top women’s tennis player in the world.

Without a doubt, the two phenoms have changed the game forever.

But throughout their careers, coverage of their rise leaned heavily on the rivalry between the two sisters. In a new 60-second spot for Nike, Serena speaks to the incessant comparisons—from the way they play the game and how many titles they’d each garnered to where they were ranked.



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