Vania King has had a memorable career, to say the least. She has won two grand slam doubles titles ranked as high as #3 in the world in doubles and #50 in singles. However, if you read between the lines, her success has not come easily. Vania has faced many challenges throughout her career, including a decided fate, late love for the sport, serious injuries, and tough comebacks. Despite those challenges, she is thankful for what the sport has given her. Now age 31, Vania will be retiring after playing Miami and Charleston this year after a long career. Off the court, you can find Vania working for the WTA as the Community Development Ambassador and with her nonprofit, Serving Up Hope. In this interview with Vania, we talked about her junior career, challenges on tour, memorable moments, injury prevention, charitable passions, the mark she wishes to leave on the sport, and how the sport has shaped her.