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Williams, Serena Jameka

Born: 1981 AD
Currently alive, at 40 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.