Serena Williams originally Serena Jameka Williams was born in Saginaw, Michigan, United States, on 28th September 1981.
Serena Williams is one of the most eminent and built up names on the planet tennis circle. A monstrously gifted and talented player, she discards a power stuffed execution each time she is in the tennis court and leaves her rivals to spell limited.
In her profession spreading over more than two decades, she previously picked up the world no 1 positioning in 2002 and later recovered the equivalent on five additional events. In her career up until this point, she has won 39 Grand Slam titles: 23 in singles, 14 in ladies’ pairs, and 2 in blended copies.
In 2002-03 and 2014—15, she accomplished the uncommon accomplishment of holding all the four Grand Slam titles at the same time. What gives her the edge over different players of her age is her quickest control stuffed serve, trailed by powerful groundstrokes from both her forehand and strike swings and forceful high playing style.
She is additionally known for her psychological sturdiness and her capacity to strike back at the most critical moment. The Williams sisters have changed the essence of ladies’ tennis with their strategic maneuver and physicality. By dint of her sheer accomplishments, Serena Williams is considered among the untouched incredible ladies tennis players.
|Birth Date||28th September 1981|
|Birth Place||Saginaw, Michigan, United States|
|Profession||Professional Tennis Player|
|Height||5 feet 9 inch|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Williams was conceived in Saginaw, Michigan, to Oracene Price and Richard Williams, and is the most youthful of Price’s five daughters: relatives Yetunde, Lyndrea, and Isha Price, and full more established sister Venus. She likewise has, in any event, seven fatherly half-kin. Her dad self-taught Serena and her sister, Venus.
While he and along these lines, her mom has been the official mentors, different guides who helped her get familiar with the game included Richard Williams, a Compton man who shared her dad’s name and would go on to establish The Venus and Serena Williams Tennis/Tutorial Academy. At the point when Williams was nine, she and her family moved from Compton to West Palm Beach, Florida, with the goal that she could go to the tennis foundation of Rick Macci; Macci started to give extra training.
Richard quit sending his daughters to national junior tennis competitions when Williams was 10 since he needed them to go gradually and to concentrate on school work. Encounters of prejudice additionally drove this experience, as Richard Williams had heard white guardians negatively talk about the Williams sisters during competitions.
In 1995, she went to turn into a professional tennis player. Beginning from the 304 positions, she zoomed up her approach to make a place for herself in the best 100, at the 99th position, beating world No. 7 and world No. 4, preceding losing the semi-finals to world no. 5.
The year 1998 began what turned into an inheritance in her tennis playing profession as she recorded a triumph at the blended copies titles at Wimbledon and the US Open. The sisters proceeded to win two additional duplicates titles. She completed the year positioning at the twentieth spot.
In 1999, she collaborated with her sister to record a triumph at the pairs in the French Open and Us Open. Moreover, she defeated Martina Hingis to develop as the champ in the finals of the US Open Grand Slam singles competition, in this way turning into the second African-American lady ever to record the triumph. She finished the year with the world no. 4 positionings.
In 2000, the William sisters won their first Wimbledon title; however, they collaborated for their first triumph at the Sydney Olympics, wherein they packed away a gold award in pairs. In the next year, they made history by winning the copies title in the Australian Open, subsequently turning into the fifth duplicates group to win every one of the four Grand Slam ladies’ pairs titles. She lost the US Open to her sister Venus in the finals. Before the year’s over, her positioning remained at world no. 6.
The year 2002 was a marvelous year for Serena as she proceeded to win the French Open, the Wimbledon and the U.S Open. In the finals of all these three Grand Slam titles, she vanquished her sister Venus Williams. Because of these triumphs, she packed away the world no. 1 positioning, ousting her sister from the top spot. She matched up with Venus Williams to win the ladies’ duplicates title at Wimbledon.
In 2003, she won the Australian Open, and by and by, she crushed her sister in the finals. By winning the Australian Open, she turned out to be just the fifth lady to accomplish the uncommon accomplishment of holding all the Grand Slam singles titles all the while. The others to accomplish this accomplishment were Maureen Connolly Brinker, Margaret Court, Steffi Graf, and Martina Navratilova. This accomplishment was hailed as ‘Serena Slam’ by the press. She likewise won the pairs titles at the Australian Open in an organization with her sister.
The super-effective career chart met with a resonating stop as she capitulated to wounds, which negatively affected her presentation for two or three years. She could neither guard her title nor her reality positioning as she slipped past the world top 10.
The year 2007 denoted the time of recovery as she came over her physical, mental, and passionate strain to record a triumph at the Australian Open against Maria Sharapova, her third Australian Open and eighth Grand Slam singles title in general. Before the year’s over, she scaled to the world number seven position.
Working her way through the competitions, she proceeded to record a triumph at the 2008 US Open singles competitions, beating Jelena Jankovic. She developed as the sprinter up in the Wimbledon singles competition against her sister. Around the same time, she banded together with her sister to record a triumph at the Wimbledon copies competition. Also, the team won a gold award at the Olympics as well. She finished the year at world no. 2 and four singles titles, her best as far back as her rebound.
The year 2009 saw the sisters sack all the spotlight as they proceeded to record a triumph at the Wimbledon, the US Open and the Australian Open pairs competition. She won five Grand Slam titles, putting her complete Grand Slam titles at 23. She completed the year at world no — 1 position for the second time in her career.
The sisters rehashed their prosperity streak at 2010 the Australian Open and the French Open, in this way, shielding their titles. They, be that as it may, lost the Wimbledon title. Concerning her singles triumph, she beat Justin Henin and Vera Zvonareva at the finals of the Australian Open and the Wimbledon. She finished the year positioned no. 4 in singles, notwithstanding having played just six competitions.
In 2011, she enjoyed a reprieve, following a progression of medical problems as specialists found blood coagulation in one of her lungs. Because of the equivalent, she avoided playing tennis for a while.
Not the one to stay inactive for long, she came back to the court in 2012 and recorded a triumph each at the Wimbledon and US Open singles competition. She even proceeded to win the singles gold decoration at the 2012 Olympics games. That year, she matched with her sister to win the duplicates title at the Wimbledon.
In 2013, she outflanked Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka to record a triumph at the French Open and the US Open singles competition. With this, she turned into the most established US Open boss. Also, she turned into the most seasoned individual to win the WTA Championships and the fourth player to win the occasion multiple times or more.
In 2015, she vanquished Maria Sharapova to win her sixth Australian Open singles title. She at that point proceeded to win the French Open and Wimbledon and in this way finished her second ‘Serena Slam’ (holding every one of the four Grand Slam titles all the while)
In 2016, she lost to Angelique Kerber in the last of the Australian Open. In the French Open as well, she lost in the finals. She ricocheted back to win the Wimbledon and rose to Steffi Graf’s record of 22 Grand Slams in the Open Era. In the U.S Open, she lost to Karolína Plíšková in the elimination rounds and the process lost her No. 1 positioning.
The year 2017 began a promising note for Serena Williams. She crushed her sister Venus Williams to win the Australian Open. It was the 23 Grand Slam singles title of her career. Later on, it was uncovered that she was two months pregnant when she won the Australian Open. Because of her pregnancy, she has enjoyed a reprieve and plans to come back to the playing court in 2018.
Aside from playing tennis, she has extended her image capacity to movies, TV, and style. She featured and voiced jobs for two or three network shows and furthermore showed up on the spread pages of different magazines. She propelled her very own line of attire, ‘Aneres’ in 2004 and her mark accumulation of purses and adornments.
The sisters have likewise thought of a few distributions. They wrote their first book, titled ‘Venus and Serena: Serving From The Hip: 10 Rules For Living, Loving and Winning’ alongside writer Hilary Beard in 2005. In 2009, she discharged her first independent personal history entitled ‘On the line’.
In the wake of defeating her pregnancy-incited issues, Williams came back to the tennis court with her sister. They lost to Lesley Kerkhove and Demi Schuurs in the Fed Cup’s initially round on February 11.
Williams began her 2019 season at the Australian Open, having not shown up at the competition since winning the 2017 release. Seeded sixteenth, she vanquished Tatjana Maria, Eugenie Bouchard, and Dayana Yastremska in the initial three rounds, before overcoming top seed and world number one Simona Halep in the fourth. In the quarterfinals, she met seventh seed Karolína Plíšková. Plíšková won the primary set and led in the second, yet Williams assumed responsibility for the match, winning the second and quickly taking a tremendous lead in the third.
In a shocking turnaround, Plíšková won six back to back games, sparing four-match focuses all through the set, crushing Williams. This was Williams’ most punctual annihilation at the Australian Open since her fourth-round misfortune in 2014 and snapped a dash of fourteen back to back match wins in Grand Slam quarterfinal. Notwithstanding this misfortune, her positioning ascended to number 11.
Highlights and Achievements
Serena Williams is the main tennis player to achieve a brilliant vocation amazing hammer in singles and pairs. She has won 39 Grand Slam titles: 23 in singles, 14 in ladies’ duplicates, and 2 in blended pairs.
Her record of Grand Slam wins puts her third on the untouched rundown and second in the open time. 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, 2009) Alongside sister Venus, she won a record 3 duplicates gold in the Olympics as a group.
In 2013, she turned into the most seasoned no. 1 player at 31 years old years and 4 months. She is the main tennis player ever (man or lady) to have won singles titles, in any event, multiple times in three of the four Grand Slam competitions (Australian Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open).
She holds the record of winning the most ladies’ singles matches at the Grand Slams. In 2016, she earned $28.9 million in prize cash and supports and in this way turned into the most generously compensated female competitor in the year.
Williams is married to Alexis Ohanian. They got married on November 16, 2017, in New Orleans. In September 2017, Williams brought forth a girl, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.
The net worth of Serena Williams is $150 million.