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Raising tennis aces : the Williams story

Author: Terry JervisRichard WilliamsVenus WilliamsSerena WilliamsJervis Entertainment Media.All authors
Publisher: London : Jervis Entertainment Media : Distributed by Xenon Pictures, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Even before they were born, Richard Williams knew that his next two children would be tennis champions. He took on street gangs so that his daughters could use the neighborhood tennis court. Venus and Serena both went professional at age 14, and the rest is sports history.
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Genre/Form: Sports films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Richard Williams; Venus Williams; Serena Williams; Richard Williams; Serena Williams; Venus Williams
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Jervis; Richard Williams; Venus Williams; Serena Williams; Jervis Entertainment Media.; Xenon Pictures.
ISBN: 9781578297467 157829746X
OCLC Number: 51501659
Language Note: English.
Notes: DVD version of the made-for-television documentary initially broadcast in the United Kingdom in 2001.
Special features: training the Williams way ; Williams on Williams ; Venus and Serena : extended interviews ; Williams vs. Williams ; Grand Slam techniques ; Director's interview ; Interview with Pete Sampras.
Credits: Produced and directed by Terry Jervis ; researchers, Harold Wilson, Joe Kim ; associate producer, Laurence Guiness ; lighting and direction, Kelvin Richard ; sound and recording, Judi Headman ; off-line editor, Jamie Boulton ; on-line editor, Stuart Robertson.
Cast: Richard Williams with his daugthers, Venus and Serena Williams, and others.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1, stereo. ; 16x9 anamorphic.
Other Titles: Williams story
Venus & Serena
Responsibility: Xenon Pictures presents a Jervis Entertainment Ltd. production ; produced and directed by Terry Jervis.

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Even before they were born, Richard Williams knew that his next two children would be tennis champions. He took on street gangs so that his daughters could use the neighborhood tennis court. Venus and Serena both went professional at age 14, and the rest is sports history.

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