Venus was 'at the forefront'

Updated: October 15, 2014, 1:47 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | espnW

"I'm used to winning. I've lost, too, but in the overall scheme of things, I'm used to winning, and I'm used to not just winning by chance, but putting in the work and getting prepared enough to know I can get the win. I'm not afraid of hard work. None of us were. That was how I saw it -- whatever it takes." -- Venus Williams on fighting for equal pay at Grand Slam events, in an April 2013 interview with espnW.com

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