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Serena Williams© WTA
  • Nationality: USA ()
  • Birthdate: September 26, 1981
  • Birthplace: Saginaw, MI, USA
  • Residence: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA
  • Turned Pro: Pro (September 1995)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
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  • 2013 Final Ranking: 1
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  • Serena Dodging Azarenka? Muguruza Upset Monday in Madrid; Tues. Preview
  • is No. 1 this year? The rankings say Serena Williams. But the titles say Victoria Azarenka, who has won Brisbane and the difficult back-to-back Indian Wells and Miami. Serena has zero titles this year in three tournaments. While Williams withdrew from Madrid citing the ...
  • 2016-05-02
  • Timea Bacsinszky Beats Marina Erakovic For Fourth Career WTA Title In Rabat
  • career title with all previous wins on the hardcourt, most recently last year at Acapulco and Monterrey. Bacsinszky fell to Serena Williams in the French Open semifinals last year. The 28-year-old Erakovic, who had been dealing with injuries in the last year, will see her ran...
  • 2016-05-01
  • Serena Williams Withdraws From Madrid, Her Third Pull-Out In 2016
  • has forced Serena Williams out of the Madrid Open on Friday. Serena made the semifinals last year when she lost to Petra Kvitova, and twice won the event. "Unfortunately, I have to withdraw from Madrid because I've been battling the flu and I'm not at 100%. I look forward to retu...
  • 2016-04-29
  • Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Win Laureus Awards Monday [Video]
  • No. 1s Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams both took home Laureus Awards on Monday in Berlin. Serena won the Sportswoman of the Year award for the second time in three years, and a for the fourth time overall. Djokovic took home Sportsman of the Years honors for the second consec...
  • 2016-04-19
  • Fed Cup Playoffs: Former Powerhouse Russia Out of World Group I, as is 4-time Champ Italy
  • fight through an ankle injury during the tie. USA d. AUSTRALIA 4-0 Prior to the tie the Aussies chided the U.S. for the no-show of the Williams sisters, but the American "B" team provided enough firepower to blank the Aussies on their home court. U.S. No. 1 Madison Keys handled Auss...
  • 2016-04-17
  • Stephens Stops Vesnina Run at WTA Charleston; Cibulkova Wins in Poland
  • forced to play the qualifying at the Aussie Open in January, has this year recorded wins over former No. 1s Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams, former No. 2 Simona Halep, and now the former French Open runner-up Errani. "This final is like a win," the Russian veteran said. "I fe...
  • 2016-04-11
  • Almagro, Petkovic Capture Titles
  • to the regular array of stars? Prize money will also increase to $655K in 2012 and $1 million in 2013. Will it be enough to entice the Williams sisters and Maria Sharapova and Kim Clijsters and the "B"-level former No. 1s Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic away from the cash cow exhib...
  • 2011-05-22
  • Medina Garrigues, Vinci Win WTA Claycourt Titles at Estoril, Barcelona
  • I felt like she lost her concentration a little bit."It was the 10th career title for the Spaniard and ninth on clay, tying her with Venus Williams for most clay court titles among active players. The 29-year-old Barrois fell to 0-2 in career finals."Anabel plays with such heavy spin an...
  • 2011-04-30
  • More...
  • Serena Williams Defaulted, Clijsters Advances to US Open Final Against Wozniacki
  • Venus Williams Wins in Thriller; Federer v Roddick Monday at Sony Miami
  • Williams Sisters Book QF Meeting at US Open; Federer v Isner Monday
  • Wimbledon Seedings: Federer Gets No Bump, Williams Sisters Rise
  • US Open Draw Previews: Favorites Federer, Serena Williams Easy Starts
  • Serena Williams in Ass-kicking Mode at US Open; Fish Walkover; X-Notes


  • Recent fan comments for Serena Williams:


    MIA WILLIAMS
    Says:

    SERENA YOU ARE SUCH AMAZING PLAYER ME AND MY GRANDMA ALWAYS WATCH YOU PLAY AND YOU ARE VERY PRETTY THAT IS WHY I CHOSE TO DO A PROJECT ON YOU.

    Posted on November 6, 2012 at 12:03 ET



    Gulisan
    Says:

    YOUR THE BEST PERSON IN THE ENTIRE WORLD I LOVE YOU!!!!

    Posted on October 8, 2012 at 09:23 ET



    Frank Martin
    Says:

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    Posted on July 1, 2012 at 18:34 ET



    dnghng xcfct
    Says:

    wassup u...girle yu stanlkglyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

    Posted on January 9, 2012 at 10:35 ET



    mindless306
    Says:

    you are bobo

    Posted on January 9, 2012 at 10:33 ET



    Amnesia
    Says:

    totally awesome at tennis serena she's like a lioness attacking it's prey =)

    Posted on September 6, 2011 at 05:58 ET



    Gloria S
    Says:

    Serena, you're amazine and a breath of fresh air
    on wimbledon. It feels good to watch tennis each
    time you play; you really put your heart and mind
    to your game 110%. Long may you reign.

    Posted on September 6, 2011 at 20:01 ET



    Soo Ramsey
    Says:

    I have missed Serena in Australian Open. Is she okay or is she injured?

    Posted on December 31, 2010 at 11:29 ET



    Yusra
    Says:

    Hi Serena
    You and your sister have been THE greatest icons in the history of tennis. You, Serena have brought something different to the world of tennis and you are so interesting to watch, especially your matches against Maria Sharapova, I love her too But i LOVE YOU MORE! HAPPY NEW YEAR N may god be with you
    best wishes for 2011

    Posted on January 6, 2011 at 05:36 ET



    syna
    Says:

    im doin a project on u

    Posted on October 2, 2010 at 11:16 ET



    Bob
    Says:

    Dear Serena, you have made it to the top by struggling, working hard, and sticking with it on days you couldn't find the ball with the racket. You never gave up, ever, and you are a wonderful role model to the young women coming upbehind you...I truly hope there will be some young African- American women that see you shine, and follow in your footsteps. God Bless You, Serena, Your Friend, Bob.

    Posted on May 1, 2010 at 10:33 ET



    catherine
    Says:

    Hey serena,
    hearty congrats for winning Australian open... Wishing heartfully that you have long way to go in Tennis... We all wish you all the very best for the coming tournaments!!

    Posted on March 2, 2010 at 21:30 ET



    BILLY OWUSU ROCSON
    Says:

    there is a great and wonderful futuring in your side SERENA WILLIAMS as you can see i presoposed to encourages you and build your faith as need to jesus christ.
    you can do the best possibility and can get the macthes as pontually needed .
    the more you do in strongly that can moves you hope to over come all. billy owusu rockson

    Posted on February 6, 2010 at 06:01 ET



    nebyu
    Says:

    hi sara u so wondefull i like you

    Posted on February 6, 2010 at 15:59 ET



    adelaidet
    Says:

    hey serena i totaly love u rock .. i hope you get to the final in astralian ope... never give up!!!!

    Posted on January 9, 2010 at 10:43 ET



    tornike
    Says:

    i love you veri much.yo are beutiful

    Posted on August 3, 2009 at 15:41 ET



    edward mejia
    Says:

    hello serena,,,,

    hows the feeling of defeating your sister? hehehehe,,,, you are a great player ever,,,,i want to see you on the top rank

    Posted on July 6, 2009 at 01:11 ET



    Lifetime
    Says:

    Good evening Serena. How's yourself and the 'game' going. It's 8:10pm here in Oz and I'm awaiting some tennis on Foxtel. You always was an amazing talent on the 'court', playing bravely and delivering well to the audience. Good luck in the future .. (june29.09)

    Posted on June 9, 2009 at 05:12 ET



    De'Asia
    Says:

    Hey Serena. Wat's up? i think u r the best tennis player ever. I hope u continue.

    Posted on May 8, 2009 at 12:09 ET



    Delores White
    Says:

    Your father,Richard Willilams tried to contact my family (the children of his former pastor)when he was in Shreveort, LA several years back, becaue he and your grandmother we members of my father's church, 80th Street Church of God In Christ, but was unable to do so. Please get this message to him and let me know that I can be reached at dapowell3@comcast.net. I would apprecitate your help in this matter.

    Posted on May 2, 2009 at 20:57 ET



    Kesi
    Says:

    u r so kool! with a capitly K. so kool. u know everything! lol love ya.

    Posted on March 2, 2009 at 10:37 ET



    Kesi
    Says:

    U r the best tennis player in the world!! And u know everything! lol. And im doin a report on her too! lol laght out loud.

    Posted on March 2, 2009 at 10:36 ET



    tigger
    Says:

    omg u are the best tennis player in the world but ur sister is better way better

    Posted on February 4, 2009 at 10:17 ET



    cat
    Says:

    heyy I am doing a project on you, and read alot about you and I love you. You are a amazing tennis player!!!

    Posted on February 4, 2009 at 10:10 ET



    NIA
    Says:

    HI

    Posted on February 4, 2009 at 07:29 ET



    whitnie`
    Says:

    you are awesome that why im doing a project on

    you

    Posted on February 7, 2009 at 07:52 ET



    Achard
    Says:

    You make so many people proud and May God bless you even more. Respect!!!

    Posted on June 30, 2008 at 14:50 ET



    Nnamdi Chukwu
    Says:

    Babe teach the Chinks a lesson. Be careful with her though.

    Posted on July 3, 2008 at 08:51 ET



    Franky
    Says:


    I admire you! You are great.I love to wafch you playing,your pics and i feel good every time you win.
    God bless you.You look tremendous.

    Posted on June 1, 2008 at 22:03 ET



    Kara
    Says:

    U Rock Serena! I'm doing a project on u and ur sis!

    Posted on June 2, 2008 at 13:35 ET



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