Although Venus Williams is older than her sister Serena, she is following in lil’ sis’ footsteps when it comes to stripping down for ESPN The Magazine.
The sixth annual edition of its Body Issue features 22 athletes posing nude, including the five-time Wimbledon champion.
In an interview accompanying the spread, Venus joked about posting nude.
“It didn’t dawn on me until right when I walked on set that I would have to be without clothes. If I would have thought about it before, there may have been a little less of a chance.”
She also discussed the challenges of Sjogren’s syndrome, which leaves her fatigued and forces her to make concessions in training.
The issue, which hits newsstands July 11, is ESPN The Magazine’s annual celebration of the athletic form.
Also baring all for the issue is Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, Arizona Cardinals…
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