SERENA WILLIAMS BIO, AGE, FAMILY, HUSBAND, CHILDREN, SCHOOL, SALARY, NET WORTH, CAREER, ACHIEVEMENTS, AWARDS, SJOGRENS SYNDROME, TENNIS PLAYER

Serena Williams Biography

Serena Williams is a former No. 1 women’s singles tennis player from the United States. She won 23 Grand Slam Singles championships, more than any other woman in the open era, and second all-time after Margarent Court, who won 24. For the first time in 2002, she was ranked top. She is the third most successful female player in the open era, behind Steffi Graf and Martina Navratilova. She was placed 28th on Forbes’ list of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes in 2021. She is the highest-paid female athlete of all time in terms of career prize money.

How old is Serena Williams? – Age

She was born on 26 September 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan, United States. She turned 41 years in 2022.

Where did Serena Williams go to school? – Education

She competed professionally for the first time at the age of 14 in 1995, losing in the first round. Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus to win her maiden US Open title in 1999. Serena and her sister took home the second women’s double Olympic gold medal in 2008.

Serena Williams – Family

Serena Williams was born in Saginaw, Michigan, to parents who had three daughters. Her father forced her and his sister Venus to finish their schooling at home when she was only four years old. When she was nine years old, she enrolled in Rick Macci’s academy. After her father Richard became the number one Under 10 player in Florida, he stopped bringing their daughters to the academy and began coaching them at home.

Serena’s husband and children

She married Alexis Ohanian in 2017. They are blessed with a daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

Serena Williams The women's singles tennis player
Serena Williams The women’s singles tennis player

What is Serena’s Salary?

She receives an estimated salary of $25 million.

Serena Net Worth

She receives a predicted net worth of $200 million.

Serena Williams Career

She won 23 singles trophies, 14 doubles titles, and two mixed doubles titles. She has won three gold medals in women’s doubles and one gold medal in women’s singles in the Olympics. She was ranked number 10 in the world by the Women Tennis Association in 2020.

The Williams Sisters win their fourth Olympic gold medal in 2012.

Serena Williams won her singles title at Wimbledon in 2016, while she and her sister also won the doubles trophy. She defeated Venus and won her 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in 2017. She afterward thanked her sister Venus, saying, “She was her motivation, and without Venus Williams sisters, we would not exist.”

Achievements

  • She won both the Wimbledon and US Open mixed doubles titles in 1998.
  • She won the US Open singles title and the French Open and US Open doubles titles in 1999.
  • Wimbledon’s doubles title was won by her in 2000.
  • She earned the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open singles titles in 2002.
  • She gained Wimbledon’s doubles championship in 2002.
  • She acquired the Australian Open in both singles and doubles in 2003.
  • She was a two-time Australian Open champion, winning in 2005 and 2007.
  • She was the 2008 US Open champion.
  • She won both the French and US Opens in 2013.
  • She won the United States Open in 2014.
  • She won the Australian, French, and Wimbledon Opens in 2015.
  • She was a Wimbledon champion in 2016.
  • She won the Australian Open in 2017 and is a four-time Grand Slam winner.

Serena Wiliams’ Records

  • She had the most Grand Slam victories during the open era.
  • Only player in history to win six Grand Slams.
  • In the single tournament, served more aces.
  • The most consecutive weeks ranked first.
  • He is the oldest player to ever win a grand slam.
  • The oldest player to ever reach the top of the rankings.

Awards

  • She received a Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award.
  • The Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Athlete.
  • The Best Female Athlete ESPY Award.
  • Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year.
  • Laureus World Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year.
  • Laureus World Sports Award for Comeback of the Year.
  • Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year.
  • NAACP Image Award – President’s Award.
  • People’s Choice Award for Favorite Game Changer.
  • Glamour Award for The Athlete.
  • Glamour Award for W Channel Sportswoman.
  • BET Award for Sportswoman of the Year.
  • Shorty Award for Best in Sports.

Serena Movies and Films

  • Raising Tennis Aces: The Williams Story (2002)
  • Hair Show (2004)
  • The History of Argentine Tennis (2006)
  • Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2009
  • Wimbledon 2009 Official Film
  • Wimbledon Official Film 2010
  • Venus and Serena (2012)
  • Wimbledon 2012 Official Film
  • The Battle Of The Sexes (2013)
  • The Argentine Miracle of Tennis
  • Wimbledon Official Film 2015
  • 125 Years of Wimbledon: You Cannot Be Serious
  • Roland Garros
  • Lemonade
  • The 1989 World Tour Live (2015)
  • 7 Days in Hell (2015)
  • Wimbledon Official Film 2016
  • I Am Bolt  (2016)
  • Serena (2016)
  • Unraveling Athena (2018)
  • In Search of Greatness (2018)
  • Ocean’s 8 (2018)
  • The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (2019)
  • King Richard (2021)

Sjogren’s syndrome

She was diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome in 2011. It’s a long-term autoimmune condition in which white blood cells assault the glands that make tears and saliva. According to the Sjogren’s Syndrome Foundation, nine out of ten persons with Sjogren’s are women. The condition affects people of all ethnicities and ages, however it is uncommon in youngsters. After the age of 40, the majority of Sjogren’s patients are diagnosed. The main signs and symptoms are dry mouth and eyes. However, symptoms can vary from person to person and include weariness, dry skin, rashes, dry cough, joint and muscle discomfort, numbness, vaginal dryness, tingling in the arms and legs, and thyroid issues.

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