Serena Williams

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Full Name Serena Williams
Age 38 Years Old
Nick Name Momma Smash
Gender Female
Famous As Tennis Player
Birth Date September 26, 1981
Birth Place Saginaw, Michigan, United States

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Illness Made Serena Williams Leaves BNP Paribas Open Early

Serena Williams dropped out of the BNP Paribas Open early with a viral illness on Sunday (10th Feb. 2019). She was in the middle of her match against Spain’s Garbine Muguruza when she was forced to retire. In between the first and second set, she sought a trainer to check her blood pressure, and after the first game of the second set, she walked to the chair and had to be checked out again before retiring. But she lost the next seven games and was trailing 3-6 0-1 when she called it a day. "Before the match, I did not feel great, and then it just got worse with every second; extreme dizziness and extreme fatigue," Williams said. A Tweet from tournament organizers later said Williams was suffering from a "viral illness." 

Why is Serena Famous For?

Serena is famous for Staying at #1 (which she achieved in July 2002) in women’s singles tennis as per the Women’s Tennis Association.

Early Life, Family Background, Birthday, Horoscope, Siblings, Wiki of Serena Williams

Serena Williams was born on 26th September 1978 in Saginaw, Michigan, United States. Her birth name is Serena Jameka Williams. Her parent's names are Oracene Price and Richard Williams. She is the youngest of five siblings. She has four sisters and a half-sister. Her sister name is Venus Williams, Yetunde Price, Lyndrea Price, Isha Price, and Dylan Starr Williams. His horoscope sign is Libra. As of today, her age is 37 but on his upcoming birthday in September, her age will be 38 as of 2019. Her family moved to Compton, California when she was a child. She began playing tennis at the age of three.

Know About Her Ethnicity And Nationality:

Serena's nationality is American and ethnicity is African-American.

Serena Williams’s Education And Graduation

Talking about her education, she attended The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in Florida.

Height, Weight, Hair Color, Body Measurement Of Serena Williams

Serena is a very beautiful tennis player with an athletic body build. She has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Her body weighs 71 Kg. 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). She has a very charming smile with an attractive personality. 

Career Journey Of Serena Williams

  • Serena began her professional tennis career in the year 1995.
  • Her first professional event was in September 1995, at the Bell Challenge where she lost in the first round of qualifying to Annie Miller, winning just two games. 
  • The year 1998 started what became a legacy in her tennis playing career as she recorded a victory at the mixed doubles titles at Wimbledon and the US Open.
  • She began rising after the 1998 Medibank International Sydney tournament. 
  • She partnered with her sister to record a victory at the doubles in the French Open & Us Open in the year 1999.
  • The William sisters not only won their first Wimbledon title but teamed up for their first victory at the Sydney Olympics, wherein they bagged a gold medal in doubles in the year 2000.
  • She won the Australian Open, and once again she defeated her sister in the finals in 2003. 
  • The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) ranked her world No. 1 in singles on seven occasions from 2002 to 2017.
  • She became the world No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002. 
  • Her record of 39 major titles puts her third on the all-time list. 
  • She holds the most major titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles combined amongst active players.
  • In the year 2011, she took a break, following a series of health issues as a doctors found a blood clot in one of her lungs.
  • In the year 2013, she outclassed Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka to record a victory at the French Open and the US Open singles tournament.
  • She defeated Maria Sharapova to win her 6th Australian Open singles title in 2015 and in 2016, she lost to Angelique Kerber in the final of the Australian Open.
  • She started her 2019 season at the Australian Open.
  • She defeated Tatjana Maria, Eugenie Bouchard, and Dayana Yastremska in the first three rounds.
  • In the quarterfinals, she met 7th seed Karolina Pliskova.
  • Pliskova won the first set and lead in the second, but Williams took control of the match, winning the second and rapidly taking a 5-1 lead in the third. 
  • She went on to defeat Victoria Azarenka in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open in her 2019 campaign for a third Indian Wells crown.

Awards And Achievements Of Serena Williams

Williams is the most recent female player to have held all four major singles titles simultaneously (2002-2003 and 2014-2015) and the third player to achieve this record twice. She has won 14 Grand Slam doubles titles with her sister Venus as well as they won a record 3 doubles gold in the Olympics as a team. She became the oldest no. 1 player at the age of 31 years and 4 months in the year 2013. Altogether, she has won 39 Grand Slam titles: 23 in singles, 14 in women's doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles. She is the only tennis player in history (man or woman) to have won singles titles at least six times in three of the four Grand Slam tournaments (Australian Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open). She earned $28.9 million in prize money and endorsements and thus became the highest paid female athlete in the year in 2016 which was her biggest achievement.

Is Serena Williams Married Or Unmarried or In  A Relationship?

Serena Williams is a married woman for a long time. She is married to Alexis Ohanian. The couple got engaged on December 29, 2016. The couple tied the knot on 16 November 2017. As of now, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. They are enjoying their life a lot as of today. The couple has been together for a long time and their relationship is still going very well. Her sexual orientation is straight and she is not a lesbian.

Previously, she was in a relationship with her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou. She also dated the famous Canadian rapper Drake in 2011 and later their relationship came to an end in 2015.

Know About His Children:

Serena Williams Alexis Ohanian are the proud parents of their children named; The couple has a daughter named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. born on 1st September 2017.

Short Description On Alexis Ohanian (Serena William's Husband):

Alexis Ohanian was born on April 24, 1983, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Alexis Kerry Ohanian. He is a producer and actor, known for Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015), SMBC Theater (2009) and Startupland: A Documentary Film (2015). 

How much is Serena William's Net Worth and Salary? 

Serena Williams is a very successful tennis player in her career. She has a net worth of $150 million but her salary is not revealed yet. She has been ranked number one in the world five times and has earned the most prize money by any female athlete ever ($36 million). But there is no doubt in the mind of her follower that she is earning her salary in millions from her career. She is satisfied with her earnings. 

Know About Her Source Of Income:

Her source of income is from her tennis career and commercial endorsements. She has also amassed a fortune in multiple product endorsements, earning $15-$20 million a year. She has also worked with Puma over the years, and in 2004, signed a $40 million deal to create a fashion line with Nike. She wears her fashions on the court when she plays in tournaments. She also has endorsement deals with Gatorade, Delta Air Lines, Audemars Piguet, Aston Martin, Pepsi, Beats by Dre headphones, Mission Athletecare, Berlei bras, OPI Products, OnePiece, IBM, Mini, Intel, Tempur and Chase Bank.

Serena Williams On Social Media

Serena is very active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 7M followers on Instagram, more than 10M followers on Twitter and more than 5 Million followers on Facebook. She is very much engaged in social media for the touch of her followers.