Serena Williams By: Destiny Cuevas

Early Life

Serena Williams with her sister

Serena Williams was born in Saginaw, MI on September 26, 1981. Her family includes her sisters Venus Williams, Lyndrea Price, Yetunde Price, Isha Price. Her brothers are Dylan Starr Williams and Richard Williams 3.Her parents are Oracene Price and Richard Williams. She has a huge family so that means she had lots of support.

Why Serena Williams Is Famous

Wimbledon Tournament

Serena Williams was only 3 years old when she and her sister, Venus, started playing tennis. Since turning pro, she's won countless Grand Slam titles and two Olympic gold medals. That is why and Serena Williams is famous.

Serena Williams' Accomplishments

Serena Williams is the greatest female tennis player of all time.

Currently tied for the most Grand Slam singles titles in the Open Era (22), Serena Williams is one of the most dominant tennis players in history. Competing in the Rio Olympics, the 34-year-old is in the hunt for her second career singles gold medal.

Impacts

Winning another game

Serena Williams inspires more and more African American women and men to not be afraid to accomplish their dreams no matter what.

How people celebrate Serena Williams

With her fans

Serena is celebrated by her fans by them taking posters and saying "keep calm and be Serena". Also, Cake Masters made a cake for winning her 700th WTA.

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