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Some nice facts about Serena Williams :
Favorite Tennis Player: Pete Sampras
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite author: Maya Angelou
Most memorable experience: Winning Wimbledon in 2002
Self-described as: Very humorous with a great personality
Favorite place to visit: Italy
Likes to listen: Mariah Carey and Brandy.
Residence: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
Hobbies: Surfing, watching movies, cartoons, and football, skateboarding, playing guitar, reading, acting, talking on the phone, and spending time with family and friends.
A professional tennis player Serena Williams was born on 26th September, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA. Richard and Oracene Williams have five daughters Lyndrea, Isha, Yetunde, Venus and Serena. Serena is the youngest of five sisters. The family raised in Compton, a violent Los Angeles suburb.
Serena father was very keen about their daughters and want to make them tennis professional. So they started teaching tennis to Serena from her early age. She begins her training on the public court of Compton. She developed her skill very quickly and at the age of four and half she entered in the tournament. She appeared as a junior in that tournament and won 46 matches out of 49.
Serena then joins Ric Macci's Florida tennis academy for further training. At the age 14 she turned to be a professional and because of less age she has to take part in non-WTA tournament first at Bell Challenge in Quebec. Though she was lost in the tournament but in 1997 she was ranked 304th in the world.
In 1999 at Australian Open she won her first Grand Slam by beating sixth seed Irina Spirlea. On 11th September 1999 she won the U.S. Open and the next day both she and her sister Venus won the Ladies Doubles. Because of the knee injury she was out of competition for 8 months. In 2004 She came back to play in the final at Wimbledon but she can't won major titles.
Besides their career and profession Williams sisters are very close friends of each other. Both Serena and Venus are home schooled by their mother Oracene. In 1999 the two sisters did fashion designing at the Art Institute of Florida. Serena designed her own clothing called as Aneres which is backward of her first name spelling. She plans to sell in boutiques in Miami and Los Angeles.
At age 14, became a tennis pro.
In 1999, won the U.S. Open women's singles title and became the first black woman to win a Grand Slam professional tennis tournament since Althea Gibson in 1958.
Faced sister Venus in the final of the 1999 Lipton Championships, making it the first time since 1884 that two sisters had faced each other in the final of a pro event (Venus won).
Won gold medals in women's doubles at the 2000 and 2008 Summer Olympics with sister Venus.
Completed the "Serena Slam" by winning four straight Grand Slam events in 2002 (French Open, Wimbledon, U.S. Open) and 2003 (Australian Open), beating sister Venus in all four finals.
Starred with Venus in the reality TV series Venus and Serena: For Real, which debuted in 2005.
After winning her fifth Wimbledon singles title in 2012, tennis great John McEnroe declared her the greatest female player of all time.
Has designed clothing for Puma, Nike and her own fashion line, Aneres (her name spelled backwards).
Owns a small stake in the Miami Dolphins franchise.
Serena Williams Relationships:
Venus Williams - Sister
Lyndrea - Half Sister
Isha - Half Sister
Richard Williams - Father
Common - Ex-significant Other
Oracene Williams - Mother
Yetunde Price - Half Sister