Tennis star Serena Williams started the French Open with a win. Serena is one of the most popular stars of tennis.
Sometimes she remains in headlines for her sports and sometimes for her clothes and colours.
Serena is currently the number one player in the world. It first reached the summit in July 2002.
With all the best expectations in the career since then, America's Serena Williams is the fittest and most popular face of women's tennis.
Serena was ranked 55th among the world's highest-paid athletes in 2014. Born September 26, 1981 in Michigan. Father's name Richard Williams and mother's name Oresine Price.
The youngest of five sisters. three half-sisters. Venus Williams is the real big sister. Loves pets. Have two pet dogs. One is named Jackie and the other is Lorelei.
The fashionable Serena is often the talk of the town for her wardrobe on the tennis court as well. In 2004, she was seen wearing a denim skirt and high boots at the US Open.
He also endorses brands like Nike and Puma. Has participated in many fashion shows. In 2009, Serena launched a collection of handbags and jewelry. Her favorite handbag brand is Birkin.
She is the first black female athlete to appear on the cover of Vogue magazine in April 2015. The multi-talented Serena has lent her voice to several animated shows.
After initial training, her father stopped tennis training for Serena (when she was 9) and her older sister Venus and told them to focus on their school studies.
Serena's father changed his mind when he overheard some white men praising his daughters game. In 1995, the father started training the daughters himself.
Serena is the fifth female tennis star to win four Grand Slam titles and the first to win five Australian Open singles titles. She has won two Olympic gold medals in women's doubles.
The youngest of five sisters, Serena started playing tennis at the age of three.