Biography Of Serena Williams
Serena Williams, along with her elder sister Venus, ruled women’s tennis in 2000. Her unusual tennis background, confidence and strength made her a popular tennis star. Born Serena Jameka Williams on September 26, 1918 in Saginaw, Michigan, she was raised in Compton, a turbulent Los Angeles suburb.
Serena and her elder sister, Venus Williams, were taught tennis by their father. Serena and Venus learnt some key aspects of tennis from their father while playing on public courts in Compton California. Later, Serena Williams and her sister moved to West Palm Beach to attend the elite tennis school operated by Coach Rick Macci.
Her singles title win at the US Open in 1999 was Serena’s first major achievement. Serena’s doubles career where she partnered her sister has also seen the same sort of success as her singles career. She partnered her sister to dominate the doubles title in the US Open and the French Open in 1999. In 2000 and 2002, the Williams sisters created waves by winning the Wimbledon doubles title. They also won the doubles title in the Australian Open in 2001 and 2003.
Serena Williams’ success did not stop with her doubles title. She grabbed the French Open singles in 2002. Her first singles win at the Wimbledon was in 2002. She won the title once again in 2003. Apart for her win at the Wimbledon and French Open, she won her second US Open singles title in 2002 and the Australian Open in 2003.
History witnessed the face-off between the Williams sisters. In 2002 and 2003, they played against each other in four consecutive Grand Slam finals. Serena won the Grand Slam title each time she faced her sister. Serena, known for her glitzy fashion choices, launched a designer clothing line called Aneres, which is reverse of Serena. She has also been acting in television serials and movies.