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In 1992, Venus and Serena Williams were 12 and 11 years old. The sisters were interviewed for a television program called “Trans World Sport.” Along with their father, they discussed their professional and athletic goals with incredible accuracy.

When the interviewers asked precocious Serena what tennis player she would most like to emulate, she replied, “I’d like other people to be like me.” Indeed.

Watch the Williams family describe what else they hoped to accomplish in the tennis world.