Venus Williams Visits Rome with Her Dog Harry and Puts Her Legs on Display in Denim Shorts

Tennis superstar Venus Williams is truly living the good life as she shares a snapshot of her relaxing trip to Italy. In the photo, she is seen carrying her dog as she flaunts her toned legs in denim shorts.

On September 23, Olympic gold medalist Venus Williams uploaded a photo of herself carrying her dog Harry while strolling in Rome, Italy. Amused by her dog's facial expression, the 40-year-old athlete captioned the photo:

"Harry with that gone with the wind attitude, 'Frankly, I don't give a damn."

Venus Williams during her 2017 tennis match against Ying-Ying Duan of China at the Australia Open in Melbourne, Australia. | Photo: Getty Images

Venus Williams during her 2017 tennis match against Ying-Ying Duan of China at the Australia Open in Melbourne, Australia. | Photo: Getty Images

Williams, who lost in the opening round of the U.S. Open earlier this month, appears to be having fun while checking out an outdoor flower market. She looks relaxed in her fitted white T-shirt and cut-off denim shorts.

Her casual outfit highlighted her athletic body. She also sports gold hoop earrings, a gold chain, and a Miami Dolphins lanyard.

While she posed with a toothless smile, the renowned tennis player is a picture of happiness. On the other hand, her dog looks glum.

The photo, which she shared with her 1.3 million followers on Instagram, pleased many of her fans. It amassed close to 60 million likes within two days.

The stylish athlete recently launched her own clothing brand, EleVen By Venus. It boasts of sports apparel for women, with unique styles and concepts.

Williams wanted tennis apparel to be functional yet chic.

Williams is not only admired for her skills on the tennis court, but she is also praised for her fashion sense. Back in July, she modeled a look from her activewear line.

She showed off items from her brand alongside model and fellow athlete Isabelle Delcea who wore a floral number with white skorts. Williams wanted tennis apparel to be functional yet chic.

Aside from the versatility of her athletic wear collection, it can also be worn all day. Williams added that her athletic pieces of clothes can go beyond the tennis court as it can be worn for errands or for happy hours.

According to the brand's website, the line aims to design and produce activewear that allows women to feel great and perform better in their sports.

Williams said she built her activewear line "with the dream of creating a community to help empower women to feel and do their best in clothing that they can feel confident in and off the court."

Venus and her sister Serena Williams have both become standards of an empowered woman, with their massive success in sports and with their commitment to help break barriers for other women.

Recently, they made fans emotional after the older Williams shared online a touching video that showed the twosome's rise to the status that they are now enjoying. 

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