Tennis star to visit Cayman for book signing

| 02/11/2010

(CNS): Tennis superstar, designer, entrepreneur, and author Venus Williams has confirmed a new date for her visit to the Cayman Islands. Williams was originally scheduled to appear at the Books & Books store in Camana Bay earlier this year but following her exhausting long run at the U.S. Open she was unable to make the trip. Fully rested, now however the tennis ace said she is looking forward to her visit to Grand Cayman later this month. Williams will be at the book store on Thursday, 11 November at 7pm to meet fans and sign copies of her new book Come to Win: Business Leaders, Artists, Doctors, and Other Visionaries on How Sports Can Help You Top Your Profession.

Williams is a multiple grand slam tennis champion who became a professional tennis player at age 14. She has since go on to become a successful and entrepreneur as well as a successful athlete and she joins an A-list cast of business leaders, media figures, creative executives, politicians, and doctors in a book that every aspiring professional should read, say critics.

Described as an indispensable tool for parents, coaches, and teachers looking to build confidence and discipline in their children and students Come to winsees Williams also reflects on what she has learned from her own coaches, including her father and mother, and how their wisdom contributes to her own remarkable achievements, including the launch of her own businesses, V-Starr Interiors, an interior design firm and EleVen, an athletic clothing line.

Books and Books said Williams’ appearance is an autographing only event and visitors must purchase a copy of the book from Books & Books to enter the signing line. The line will open at 7pm. Here are some guidelines: Venus will only sign her book Come to Win, not memorabilia. There is no limit on the number of books that she will sign. Venus will sign her name, but will not have time to personalize and will not pose for pictures, but pictures can be taken from the line.

This event is part of the Books & Books International Visiting Author Series and is sponsored by Ogier and the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism.



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  1. soothsayer says:

    Will she get/need a work permit? FFS…