Venus Williams joins 700 clubUpdated 1410 GMT (2210 HKT) September 30, 2015 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Venus Williams joins 700 clubVenus Williams was all smiles after winning her 700th career singles match at the Wuhan Open. The 35-year-old defeated Germany's Julia Goerges in straight sets.Hide Caption 1 of 8 Photos: Venus Williams joins 700 clubWilliams (right) was always tipped for the top after impressing as a junior. She turned professional at the age of 14.Hide Caption 2 of 8 Photos: Venus Williams joins 700 clubWilliams has won seven grand slam titles during her career so far -- five of those coming at Wimbledon. She dominated grass court tennis, winning in 2000, 2002, 2008, 2009 and 2012.Hide Caption 3 of 8 Photos: Venus Williams joins 700 clubWilliams has won the U.S. Open twice. In 2001 she overcame her sister, Serena, to win the title for the second year in succession.Hide Caption 4 of 8 Photos: Venus Williams joins 700 clubWilliams' interests outside of tennis include fashion. She has her own label, EleVen, and often wears some of her own designs on the court.Hide Caption 5 of 8 Photos: Venus Williams joins 700 clubSerena Williams has won 737 singles matches in her career. The 34-year-old has won 21 grand slams.Hide Caption 6 of 8 Photos: Venus Williams joins 700 clubMartina Navratilova leads the all-time list for singles victories with 1,363. She won 18 grand slam titles during an illustrious career.Hide Caption 7 of 8 Photos: Venus Williams joins 700 clubChris Evert is second in the all-time list with 1,011. The American won 18 grand slams including seven French Open titles.Hide Caption 8 of 8Venus Williams joined one of the most illustrious clubs in tennis after making it 700 career wins with victory at the Wuhan Open Tuesday.