Jeopardy! Features a Tennis Star

by: Jonathan Scott April 01, 2014

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What is "Knowing that you've definitely 'made it' in this life?" Answer: You serve as the prompt on an episode of Jeopardy!. EleVen by Venus founder and—oh, you know—22-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams found herself in just that position Monday evening, as Alex Trebek's venerable game show put her in the mix, naturally in a category titled "Eleven":

By the way, Trebek will step down from his Jeopardy! post in 2016, at which time he will have been at the job for 32 years. It seems both he and Venus know a little something about longevity.

[Thanks to Phillip Yerby at @RealPhi11 for the tip.]

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