Williams, Serena Jameka
Born: Sep 26, 1981 AD
Currently alive, at 31 years of age.
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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