Serena Williams (born September 26, 1981) is in Michigan, USA. She is an American professional tennis player, currently ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis, and has been world number one on 6 separate occasions. It ranked first in the world for the first time in its history on July 8, 2002, and regained first place for the sixth time on February 18, 2013; To become the world's oldest ranked number one again in history. Serena Williams is considered by some experts and former players as the greatest tennis player in history. She is the only tennis player to have won over $66 million.
Serena holds the most tennis titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. She owns 38 Grand Slam titles: 22 singles titles, 14 doubles titles, 2 mixed doubles titles. She is the latest male and female player to win the four consecutive women's singles Grand Slams (2002-2003), and the fifth woman to do so. She is also the latest player, along with her sister, Venus Williams, to win consecutive Grand Slams in women's doubles in the two years (2009-2010).
Serena Williams ranks fourth in the list of players with the most Grand Slam titles. She and her sister, Venus Williams, won 13 Grand Slam titles, and this pair has never lost a Grand Slam final. She has won the Women's World League Finals five times. Williams is one of five tennis players to have won all Grand Slam tournaments in two events (women's singles and doubles). Serena Williams won 4 gold medals, one in the women's singles, and three in the women's doubles with her sister Venus Williams.
Professional start (1995-1998)
Serena started playing tennis when she was only 5 years old. In the 1995 season it was her first official match. Serena entered the professional world after her sister Venus Williams in the American Bill Challenger Championship, but she lost to Miller in less than an hour in the 1996 season. Serena did not play any match, but started her first achievement in the 1997 season. Serena participated in 3 championships and lost them all, but in the Chicago American Championship in Serena was ranked 304 in the world, but she managed to defeat seventh seed Marie Pires and fourth seed Monica Seles, but lost in the semi-finals to Lindsey Davenport to become the youngest player in the modern era to win against two of the top ten players, and Serena ended the 1997 season in the world rankings 99.
At the beginning of the 1998 season, Serena participated in the Sydney Championships and qualified from the qualifiers, and made her way to the semi-finals for the first time in the tournament, but lost to the ninth seed. Serena then managed to participate in a major tournament for the first time in the first round, defeating the ninth seed before losing in the second round to her sister Venus Williams (the first confrontation between the two players). In that season, Serena reached the semi-finals of six tournaments and lost them all, including Her confrontation with first seed Martina Hingis.
Born September 26, 1981 (age 39 years)
Length 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 72 kg
Nationality United State
Spouse Alexis Ohanian (2017–)
father Richard Williams
Grand Slam results (singles)
Australian Open Champion (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015)
Roland Garros Champion (2002, 2013, 2015)
Wimbledon Champion (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016)
US Open Champion (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Masters Cup Champion (2001, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Olympic Games gold medal 2012
Grand Slam results (doubles)
Australian Open Champion (2001, 2003, 2009, 2010)
Roland Garros Champion (1999, 2010)
Wimbledon Champion (2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2012)
US Open Champion (1999, 2009)
Olympic Games Gold Medal (2000, 2008, 2012)
Grand Slam results (mixed doubles)
Australian Open runner-up (1999)
Roland Garros, bridesmaid 1998
Wimbledon Champion (1998)
US Open Champion (1998)