Venus Williams Goes Nude For ESPN, Talks About Disease That Kept Her From Playing Tennis

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Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams is on the cover of ESPN Body Issue, out in July.In addition to stripping down for the issue, Williams also exposes harrowing new details about her ongoing battle with Sjogren's syndrome, an autoimmune disorder that causes white blood cells to attack a person's moisture-producing glands."At my worst point, I wasn't able to play tennis at all," says Williams. "Just the whole quality of my life was compromised. You are so tired it hurts. . . .

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