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Serena Williams

Tennis Player (1981– )

Serena Williams is an american tennis player. The Women’s tennis Association (WTA) has graded her world No. one in singles on seven occasions, from 2002 to 2017. She became the world No. 1 for the 1st time on July 8, 2002. She holds the foremost major titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles combined amongst active players with 39 major titles. She has won fourteen grand slam doubles titles along with her sister Venus Williams.

Serena Williams Biography Facts

Full Name:Serena Jameka Williams
Nicknames:Serena Stoutarm, The Beast of Burden, Momma smash, Meka, ReRe, The Widowmaker
Born:September 26, 1981 (age 37)
Place of Birth:Saginaw, Michigan, United States of America
Height:5 feet 9 inches
Shoe Size:10
Weight:185 pounds (84 kg)
Parents:Richard Williams (father), Oracene Price (mother)
Siblings:Venus Williams, Dylan Starr Williams, Ronner Williams, Richard Williams, Yetunde Price (late), Isha Price, Lyndrea Price
Spouse:Alexis Ohanian
Children:Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr (daughter)
Net Worth:$180 million
Occupation:Tennis Player
Playing Career:1995–present
Zodiac Sign:Libra

Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Serena Williams was born as Serena Jameka Williams on Sep 26, 1981, in Saginaw, Michigan, united states. Her nationality is american and ethnicity is African-American.

Williams is the girl of African-American parents Oracene price and Richard Williams. She is the youngest of 5 siblings. Williams has four sisters and a half-sister.

Classic photo of Serena Williams playing Tennis as a child.
Classic photo of Serena Williams playing Tennis as a child.

Her younger sister Venus Williams is additionally a known tennis player. Her family moved to Compton, CA once she was a baby. She began enjoying tennis at the age of 3.

Serena attended The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida.

Professional Life and Career

Serena began her professional tennis career within the year 1995. Her 1st professional event was in Sept 1995, at the Bell Challenge. She lost within the 1st round of qualifying to Annie Miller, winning simply 2 games. She began rising after the 1998 Medibank International Sydney tournament. The Women’s tennis Association (WTA) graded her world No. 1 in singles on 7 occasions from 2002 to 2017.

On July 8, 2002, she became the globe No. 1 for the first time. Her record of 39 major titles puts her third on the all-time list. She holds the foremost major titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles combined amongst active players.

Williams is the most up-to-date feminine player to have held all four major singles titles at the same time (2002–03 and 2014–15) and also the third player to achieve this record twice. She has won 14 grand slam doubles titles along with her sister Venus. Williams has created appearances in many TV shows and programs.


Serena Williams is a married person. She is married to the known american entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian. The couple tied the knot on 16 Nov 2017.

After years of their affair, the couple got engaged on Dec 29, 2016. The couple has a girl named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. born on 1 Sept 2017.

On Apr 19, 2017, Williams posted a sideways image of herself on Snapchat targeted on her belly. The couple has confirmed that they’re expecting their 1st kid.

Serena Williams: 'Daughter Olympia, family and god come before tennis'
Serena Williams: ‘Daughter Olympia, family and god come before tennis’

The couple has been along for a long time and their relationship remains going okay. She was previously in an exceedingly relationship together with her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou.

She dated the known Canadian rapper Drake for many years. The couple began dating one another back in the year 2011. The couple was in a relationship for 4 years. Their relationship came to an end in 2015.

Salary, and Net Worth

She has a net worth of $150 million but her salary is $8 Million (approx.)

Body Measurements

Serena has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Her body weighs 71kg. She has black hair and dark brown eyes. Her body measurements are 40-30-44 inches. Furthermore, her dress size is 14 (US) and shoe size is 10 (US).

Serena Williams Awards and Achievements

Serena has 39 Grand Slam titles to her name: 23 in singles, 14 in women’s doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles.

Grand Slam Single Wins

  • Australian Open (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2017)
  • French Open (2002, 2013, 2015)
  • Wimbledon (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016)
  • US Open (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014)

Grand Slam Doubles Wins

  • Australian Open (2001, 2003, 2009, 2010)
  • French Open (1999, 2010)
  • Wimbledon (2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2016)
  • US Open (1999, 2010)

Serena holds the record of winning the most women’s singles matches at the Grand Slams.

Rumors, Controversy

Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life.

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