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Sat, 09.26.1981

Serena Williams, Tennis Player born

Serena Williams

Serena Williams was born on this date in 1981. She is a Black tennis player and entrepreneur and the younger sister of tennis player Venus Williams.

Serena Jameka Williams was born in Saginaw, MI. When she and her four sisters were young, their parents, Richard and Oracene, moved in Compton, CA.  She won her first tournament and eventually entered 49 tournaments before the age of 10, winning 46 of them.  At one point, she replaced her sister Venus as the number one ranked tennis player aged 12 or under in California. She never bragged about all her winnings.

Her Professional carrier singles wins are over 834-144, doubles titles, 73, singles titles 23 and she has amassed almost 40 titles between the two events.   She has won 14 Grand Slam singles titles and an Olympic gold medal in women's doubles. In 2005, Tennis magazine ranked her as the 17th-best player of the preceding 40 years. She resides in Palm Beach Gardens, FL, with her sister Venus.

Williams has her own line of designer clothing called Aneres, her first name spelled backward, that she plans to sell in boutiques in Miami and Los Angeles. Venus also has appeared as one of her models, showing her latest designs.

Serena Williams has won 6 Wimbledon Tennis Singles titles, 6 Australian and 6 US Open titles.   Sh is married to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Ohanian proposed to Williams on December 10, 2016 in Rome.   In September 2017, Williams gave birth to a daughter.

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