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Serena Williams

American tennis player

Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player. She is the younger sister of another former world no. 1 professional female tennis player, Venus Williams.

Serena Williams
Serena Williams at 2013 US Open.jpg
Williams at the 2013 US Open
Full nameSerena Jameka Williams
Country (sports) United States
ResidencePalm Beach Gardens, Florida, U.S.[1]
Born (1981-09-26) September 26, 1981 (age 38)
Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)[1]
Turned proOctober 1995
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachRichard Williams (1994–)
Oracene Price
Patrick Mouratoglou (2012–)[2]
Prize moneyUS$88,233,301 (as of November 12, 2018)[3]
Official websiteserenawilliams.com
Singles
Career record806–138 (85.38%)
Career titles72 WTA (5th in overall rankings), 0 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 1 (July 8, 2002)
Current rankingNo. 11 (April 5, 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenW (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2017)
French OpenW (2002, 2013, 2015)
WimbledonW (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016)
US OpenW (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Other tournaments
Grand Slam CupW (1999)
Tour FinalsW (2001, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Doubles
Career record187–33 (85%)
Career titles23 WTA, 0 ITF
Highest ranking[[List of WTA number 1 ranked tennis players#Doubles|No.Template:Nbsp;1]] (June 21, 2010)
Current rankingNo. 283 (March 4, 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2001, 2003, 2009, 2010)
French OpenW (1999, 2010)
WimbledonW (2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2016)
US OpenW (1999, 2009)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsSF (2009)
Mixed doubles
Career record27–4 (87.1%)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1999)
French OpenF (1998)
WimbledonW (1998)
US OpenW (1998)
Team competitions
Fed CupW (1999), record 16–1
Hopman CupW (2003, 2008)
Last updated on: March 10, 2019.

Personal lifeEdit

The Williams sisters grew up in Los Angeles. She lives in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States with her husband Alexis Ohanian and daughter. She is Jehovah's Witnesses.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Serena Williams at the Women's Tennis Association  
  2. Rankine, Claudia (August 25, 2015), "The Meaning of Serena Williams". The New York Times. Retrieved April 20, 2017.
  3. "wtatennis.com". January 30, 2018. Retrieved January 30, 2018.