15 Amazing facts about Serena Williams
23-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams was born on 26 September 1981 in the US. She is one of the best female tennis players in the history of tennis. Serena Williams loved playing tennis since childhood. Serena Williams has also won 4 gold medals for the US at the Olympic Games. Serena Williams is an inspiration for youth. Today we will tell you, 15 Things you did not know about Serena Williams
1. Serena hold her 1st tennis racquet at age 5
Serena Williams loved playing tennis since childhood. He started playing tennis from the age of 5 only. He had his initial tennis training through his father and his elder sister Venus Williams.
2. At the age of 8 Serena competed in her first ever Tennis tournament
Serena Williams competed in the first under-10 tennis tournament at just 8 years old. In this tournament, his elder sister Venus Williams won the gold medal by defeating Serena Williams.
3. Serena shared a single bedroom with 4 sisters and only two beds
Serena Williams faced considerable difficulties in childhood. She grew up living with her four sisters in a single bedroom during her childhood.
4. Serena signed with Puma to collaborate on designing a line of tennis-apparel
Serena Williams signed a deal with Puma in 1998. Serena Williams signed the deal with Puma to collaborate in designing a line of tennis-apparel. However Serena Williams later signed a deal with Nike.
5. Serena's total net worth is a reported $200 million
Serena Williams is one of the richest female tennis players in the world, along with being an outstanding tennis player. Serena Williams is currently very popular worldwide. And she is the brand ambassador of many big companies.
Serena Williams net worth is $200 million. Serena Williams earns a lot of money through sponsorships. Main companies that Serena Williams sponsors. They include these main companies.
- Sponsors: Nike, Beats Electronics, Wilson sporting goods, upper deck, JPMorgan Chase, Gatorade, Bumble, Audemars piguet
According to Forbes, in the year 2019, Serena Williams earned around $32 million through advertisements. And she is one of the richest female athletes in the world.
6. Serena's eldest sister Yetunde was shot and killed on 14 September 2003
On September 14, 2003, Serena Williams' older sister Yetunde was shot and killed in California. Yetunde worked as personal assistant to Serena Williams and Venus Williams.
7. September 12 2009 Serena Williams was fined a record $82,500 at the US open
On September 12, 2009, during the US Open tennis tournament, Serena Williams was fined $82,500 for misbehaving in the match. It is one of the largest fines in the history of tennis. Serena Williams also faced much criticism after the incident.
8. September 8 2018 Serena Williams is fined $17,000 at the US open
On 8 September 2018, Serena Williams was once again fined $17,000 for misconduct with the referee during the US Open tennis tournament. After this, there was a demand for a ban on Serena Williams. Serena Williams was also criticized for the incident.
9. Serena Williams Husband
Serena Williams married Alexis Ohanian on 16 November 2017. Alexis Ohanian is an American businessman. Currently Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian are the parents of a daughter. Whose name is Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. According to the news, the two were dating each other since the year 2016.
10. Serena recently purchased a new home in Beverly hills for $6.7 million
Recently Serena Williams bought a new house in Beverly hills, California. The price of this house is about $6.7 million.
11. Billy Jean King tweets her support and approval of Serena's outspokenness
Former US tennis legend Billy Jean King tweeted in defense of Serena Williams's outspokenness during the US Open.
12. She released video to rise awareness about "financial abuse" in domestic cases
Serena Williams released a video to raise awareness of financial misuse in domestic matters. This video is well liked.
13. Serena give birth to her 1st daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.
On 1 September 2017 Serena Williams gave birth to a daughter. Whose name is Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.
14. Serena launched her fashion-line "Serena"
In 2018, tennis player Serena Williams launched a new fashion-line for women. The main objective of Serena Williams in starting this fashion-line is to design the best and stylish products for women at affordable prices.
15. Awards and achievements of Serena Williams
23-time Grand Slam title winner Sarina Williams is one of the best female tennis players in the world. He has won many awards and tournaments. She is one of America's most successful female tennis players. This is some of the titles and other awards won by him.
- 23× Grand Slam singles title
- 14× Grand Slam doubles title
- 4× Olympic gold medals
- 3× best female tennis player ESPY award