Williams, Serena Jameka

Born: Sep 26, 1981 AD
Currently alive, at 33 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Tennis Player

1981 - Born on September 26th in Saginaw, Michigan. American tennis player who revolutionized women's tennis with her powerful style of play and became the game's most dominant player.

1995 - The Williams sisters were introduced to the sport on the public courts in Los Angeles by their father, who early on recognized their talent and oversaw their development.

1999 - Serena accomplished the feat, winning the U.S. Open.

2000 - At the Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, Venus captured the gold medal in the singles competition and claimed a second one with Serena in the doubles event.

2002 - Serena asserted herself and won the French Open, the U.S. Open, and Wimbledon, defeating Venus in the finals of each tournament.

         - Endorser of Avon and McDonald's.

2003 - Serena won the Australian Open and Wimbledon, again besting her sister in the finals.

         - Became one of the National Board of Advisors for Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

2004 - Dated film director, Brett Ratner.

         - Appeared in the film, "Hair Show".

         - She is a certified fashion designer and has her own clothing line called "Aneres" which is her name spelled backwards.

2005-2007 - Her other major titles are Wimbledon and the Australian Open for two years.
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