Wieght: 145 lbs Plays right handed
Serena Williams was born on September 26 1981 in Saginaw, MI. Serena Williams' father had a dream that some day one of his kids will play tennis. He would get his wish when Serena and Venus Williams are born.
Serena Williams has been playing tennis since she was four years old. Her and her sister Venus played on tennis courts in Compton. On October 28, 1997 Serena Williams go pro. Her first game was against Kimberly Po in the Kremlin Cup held in Moscow. Serena Williams lost the match.
That same year Serena Williams (then ranked No. 304 ) defeats Mary Pierce (then ranked No. 7) and Monica Seles (then ranked No. 4) in the Ameritech Cup making Serena Williams the lost ranked member to bet players in the top 10. on June 1998 Serena Williams was the fastest top ranking (she was in the 20s) Tennis player in the WTA Tour.
Wimbledon 98 wins doubles with Max Mirnyi June 6, 1999 the williams sisters win the French open
the U.S. Open finals of 99 Serena Williams wins her 1st grand slam singles title also that year Serena beats her sister for the first time. With her sister Serena Williams wins the Olympic gold medal for doubles when they beat Miriam Oremans and Kristie Boogert in a match some say was the side Olympic final in history.
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Sports Hall of Fame: Ken Griffey, Jr., Peyton Manning, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Grant Hill, Michelle Kwan Serena and Venus Williams
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