Serena Williams is a professional tennis player from USA who has already won 73 tournaments, including 23 Grand Slam titles. Numerous victories at tournaments have helped her rise to No. 1 in the WTA rankings, in October 2002, which is her best result
September 26, 1981
Saginaw, Michigan, U.S
5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Serena Williams was born on September 26, 1981 in Saginaw, USA, and now resides in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA. Serena began playing tennis at the age of five under the guidance of her father Richard and mother Orasen. Serena has an older sister, Vinus, who has also excelled in tennis.
Serena played her first official match in 1995 in qualifying for a tournament in Quebec. Two years later the American made her WTA Top 100 debut, playing twice in the main draw, and in the 1998 season she was able to climb into the Top 20 world rankings.