Venus and Serena Williams strut the red carpet

It was a big night for the family as Venus and Serena Williams attended the Oscars to see King Richard bag a major reward, despite the slap heard around the world.

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Venus (L) and Serena (R) Williams arrive at the 94th Academy Awards, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in designer dresses at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

Venus and Serena are grateful to the filmmakers for telling the story of their often misunderstood father.

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Venus and Serena Williams attend the 94th Academy Awards, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, honoring the best films released between March 1 and December 31, 2021, at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on March 27, 2022.

As Venus retired from tennis, Serena, 40, refused to give up on the dream of adding to her 23 Grand Slams.

Serena Williams rocked Grecian style with her baby pink pleated dress with shoulder pads and black lace trim on the neckline and matching gloves.

Venus might be secretly grateful that Will Smith grabbed the headlines, allowing her own wardrobe malfunction to go unnoticed.

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Venus went Greek with a beautiful white floor number featuring a neckline with silver trim and tall, tall style raven locks.

Venus and Serena also attended the posh Vanity Fair Oscars party, the youngest flanked by her hubby while the older sister celebrated unaccompanied.

Serena Williams and her husband Alexis Ohanian, along with Venus Williams attending the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Los Angeles.

Serena remains coy about her return to the field.

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Serena Williams attending the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Los Angeles after the 94th Academy Awards.

By now everyone has heard of the infamous slap in the face, but Will Smith still won an Oscar for his portrayal of Richard Williams.

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Will Smith won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Venus and Serena’s father and first trainer, Richard Williams, whose life film King Richard focuses on.

Smith’s award is the icing on the cake for a film that received critical acclaim with a number of great performances.

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Aunjanue Ellis who played tennis coach Oracene ‘Brandy’ Price in the movie King Richard at the 94th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre.

Saniyya Sidney won acclaim for her portrayal of Venus Williams.

Saniyya Sidney who played Venus Williams in King Richard and Will Smith attending the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Los Angeles.

Demi Singleton got a breakout role in King Richard as Serena Williams.

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Demi Singleton who portrayed Serena Williams in King Richard arrives at the 94th Academy Awards at Dolby Theater on March 27, 2022 in Los Angeles.

A controversial night overshadowed what should have been a big night for the Williams family.

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King Richard watches how tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams became who they are after coaching their father Richard Williams.

The film adds some light to the image of Richard Williams portrayed by the media over the years.

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It was an incredible journey for Venus and Serena Williams to get to where they are today and the King Richard movie is a must see for their fans and fans of the game.

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