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Serena Williams

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Serena Williams Biography

"Serena Jameka Williams", (born September 26, 1981) is an American former World No. 1 ranked female tennis player who has won eight Grand Slam singles titles and an Olympic gold medal in women's doubles. (... more) . She is the last player, male or female, to have held all four Grand Slams at the same time. In 2005, "Tennis" magazine ranked her as the 17th-best player of the preceding forty years. She is the younger sister of another former world no. 1 professional female tennis player, Venus Williams. Serena currently resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

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Serena Williams Awards

YearAwardCategoryForResult
2013 Kids' Choice Awards, USA Favorite Female Athlete Nominated
2013 Teen Choice Awards Choice Female Athlete Nominated
2012 Kids' Choice Awards, USA Favorite Female Athlete Nominated
2003 Image Awards Shared with: Venus Williams Won

Serena Williams Trivia

  • She, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Margaret Court, and Maureen Connolly are the only women in tennis history to hold all four Slam singles titles at the same time (2002).
  • Was the 1999 US Open champion.
  • Is the youngest of 5 girls.
  • Her other sisters are Lyndrea, Isha & Yetunde.
  • Daughter of Richard Williams and Oracene Williams.
  • Dad Richard is her coach.
  • Won the 2000 Olympics doubles competition with her sister Venus
  • Her scenes of her first movie Black Knight (2001) were cut.
  • Among her pets was a Yorkshire terrier by the name of Petey (named after one of her tennis heroes, Pete Sampras), Jackie the Jack Russell Terrier; and Bambi the pitbull.
  • Younger sister of Venus Williams.
  • Elder sister Yetunde Price was murdered in Compton, California in Fall of 2003
  • On 25 January 2003, she won the Australian Open tennis championship, completing the 'grand slam' of women's tennis. "The Serena Slam Completed" was ranked #10 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Most Awesome Sports Moments (of the last 15 years)". [17 July 2005 issue]
  • She is a certified Fashion Designer and has her own clothing line called "Aneres" which is her name spelled backwards.
  • In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated her earnings for the year at $14 million.


Serena Williams Photos

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    2013 Tennis - WTA Tour Pre-Wimbledon Party - Arrivals

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    London Men's Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014 - Burberry Prorsum Menswear - Arrivals

  • Fernando Verdasco, Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams, Feliciano Lopez, Rafael Nadal

    2013 Tennis - 2013 Mutua Madrid Open Tournament - Photocall

  • Serena Williams

    Michelle Obama Campaigns To Bring More Physical Activity Back To Schools - February 28, 2013

  • Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Taylor McNight, Kim Clijsters, Andy Roddick

    17th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day Stadium Show

  • Serena Williams

    2012 Tennis - 2012 Wimbledon Champions' Dinner - Arrivals

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