Serena Williams

Serena Williams was born on 26th September 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan. Her parents are Richard Williams and Oracene Price. Serena has older sister Venus and three stepsisters: Yetunde, Lyndrea and Isha Price.

Serena started playing tennis at the age of four when the family moved to Compton, California. She and her sister Venus were home-schooled by their father. When Serena was nine, the family moved from Compton to West Palm Beach, FL, so that she could attend the tennis academy of Rick Macci, who would provide additional coaching. Macci spotted the exceptional talents of the sisters.

In 1995, 14-year-old Serena turned pro, and, along with her sister Venus, enjoyed a run of high-profile victories.

Two years later, she was already No. 99 in the world rankings—up from 304 just 12 months before. A year later, she graduated high school, and almost immediately inked a $12 million shoe deal with Puma.

In 1999, she beat out her sister in their race to the family's first Grand Slam win, when she captured the U.S. Open title.

Over the next decade, Serena alone would win 23 Grand Slam titles—including 10 doubles championships with her sister, Venus Williams.

In 2011, Williams suffered a series of health scares, after doctors found a blood clot in one of her lungs, which kept her away from tennis for several months.

Williams's forehand is considered to be among the most powerful shots in the women's game as is her double-handed backhand.

Williams was once known for her unusual and colorful outfits on court. Serena expanded her brand into film, television, and fashion. Since 2004, she has been running her own line of clothing, "Aneres" — her first name spelled backward.

She has also provided guest voice work for such cartoons as The Simpsons and Avatar: The Last Airbender.

In 2009, Williams became the first active female professional athlete to appear in a feminine hygiene product advertising campaign. In the same year, Serena and Venus Williams became part-owners of a professional American football team “Miami Dolphins”.

The Williams sisters, with author Hilary Beard, wrote a book titled Venus & Serena: Serving From The Hip: 10 Rules For Living, Loving and Winning, which was published in 2005. By 2009, Williams had released an autobiography, Queen of the Court.

Serena Williams pens down emotional letter to mother and look-alike daughter (photo)

Serena Williams pens down emotional letter to mother and look-alike daughter (photo)

Serena Williams pens down emotional letter to mother and look-alike daughter (photo)
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This 12-year-old Nigerian tennis prodigy has been tipped to have a greater career than Serena Williams

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This 12-year-old Nigerian tennis prodigy has been tipped to have a greater career than Serena Williams
Top tennis player Serena Williams looks too happy as she prepares to marry American millionaire husband (photos)

Top tennis player Serena Williams looks too happy as she prepares to marry American millionaire husband (photos)

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Top tennis player Serena Williams looks too happy as she prepares to marry American millionaire husband (photos)
These glorious photos of Serena Williams will make you wish you too were pregnant (photos)

These glorious photos of Serena Williams will make you wish you too were pregnant (photos)

Tennis player Serena Williams is pregnant with her first child with fiancé Alexia Ohanian. She recently posted wonderful photos of her that you will love.

These glorious photos of Serena Williams will make you wish you too were pregnant (photos)
Pregnant Serena Williams and her handsome fiancé are so perfect together (photos)

Pregnant Serena Williams and her handsome fiancé are so perfect together (photos)

Renowned Tennis player Serena Williams is pregnant with her first child with fiancé Alexia Ohanian. She debuted her growing tummy at the 2017 Met Galas.

Pregnant Serena Williams and her handsome fiancé are so perfect together (photos)
Serena Williams reveals how she accidentally announced her 5 months pregnancy

Serena Williams reveals how she accidentally announced her 5 months pregnancy

Tennis player Serena Williams is pregnant & she announced the pregnancy on her Snapchat last week. Surprisingly, she has come out to say it was all an accident.

Serena Williams reveals how she accidentally announced her 5 months pregnancy
Serena Williams pens emotional letter to her unborn child (photos)

Serena Williams pens emotional letter to her unborn child (photos)

Tennis player Serena Williams announced the pregnancy last week and now she has written a heart-felt letter to her unborn child that will really move you.

Serena Williams pens emotional letter to her unborn child (photos)
Good news! Top tennis player Serena Williams is pregnant (photos)

Good news! Top tennis player Serena Williams is pregnant (photos)

World renowned tennis player Serena Williams just announced her pregnancy for her fiance Alexis Ohanian and showed off her beautiful baby bump. See it here.

Good news! Top tennis player Serena Williams is pregnant (photos)
Breaking: Serena Williams beats elder sister Venus to win 2017 Australian open

Breaking: Serena Williams beats elder sister Venus to win 2017 Australian open

American Tennis star Serena Williams has on Saturday, January 28, 2017 broken Steffi Graf's Open era record by winning the 2017 Australian Open beating Venus

Breaking: Serena Williams beats elder sister Venus to win 2017 Australian open
Amazing: See cute photos of Venus and Serena Williams as kids

Amazing: See cute photos of Venus and Serena Williams as kids

The rivalry between two Tennis seasoned champions Venus and Serena Williams will be rekindled at the 2017 Australian Open final as the two of them will meet

Amazing: See cute photos of Venus and Serena Williams as kids
Too good! Here are 5 female athletes good enough to compete with men

Too good! Here are 5 female athletes good enough to compete with men

In most sports, Women compete separately from men for obvious reasons but some women have shown they have the talent to compete with men in their sport.

Too good! Here are 5 female athletes good enough to compete with men
Sexy! Tennis star Serena Williams flaunts massive 'butts' in new swimsuit (photos)

Sexy! Tennis star Serena Williams flaunts massive 'butts' in new swimsuit (photos)

Just recently, professional tennis star Serena Williams was seen showing off her 'big butts' while on a vacation in Bahamas.

Sexy! Tennis star Serena Williams flaunts massive 'butts' in new swimsuit (photos)
These 6 photos of Serena Williams will show you how massive her butt is

These 6 photos of Serena Williams will show you how massive her butt is

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These 6 photos of Serena Williams will show you how massive her butt is
This celebrity stepped out bra less, and she got people talking (photos)

This celebrity stepped out bra less, and she got people talking (photos)

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This celebrity stepped out bra less, and she got people talking (photos)
Revealed: Venus and Serena Williams use banned drugs

Revealed: Venus and Serena Williams use banned drugs

It’s been revealed that the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) allowed US tennis players Venus and Serena Williams to take banned substances,

Revealed: Venus and Serena Williams use banned drugs
BREAKING: Serena Williams drops to the floor after doing this

BREAKING: Serena Williams drops to the floor after doing this

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BREAKING: Serena Williams drops to the floor after doing this
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