Serena Jameka Williams is a professional tennis player of American origin. She is ranked 'world number one' by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). Serena is the fifth woman player to boast of all the four major titles simultaneously. She is the only player to win 10 Grand Slam singles titles in two different decades. Serena Williams has to her crediit four Olympic gold medals. She was the highest paid female thlete in 2015 and was declared “Sportsperson of the Year” by Sports Illustrated magazine.
Serena has qualified for the 2016 Australian Open finals!
Serena Williams was born on September 26, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan, to Oracene Price and Richard Williams. She has five elder sisters. Serena's association with tennis started at three years of age when the family moved to Compton, California. Her father was her first coach. Seerna's family shifted to West Palm Beach, Florida, where she attended Rick Macci's tennis academy. Serena was ranked 'number one' in the category of 'under-10 players' in Florida.