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Serena Williams

Serena Williams
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Serena Jameka Williams, widely known as Serena Williams from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida is an American professional tennis player and business woman.

She is the sister of Venus Williams which is also a professional tennis player and were known to compete against each other in tournaments world wide.

Serena Williams Black Moments:

  • The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017. She reached the No. 1 ranking for the first time on July 8, 2002.
  •  On her sixth occasion, she held the ranking for 186 consecutive weeks, tying the record set by Steffi Graf.
  • In total, she has been No. 1 for 319 weeks, which ranks third in the “Open Era” among female players behind Steffi Graf and Martina Navratilova.
  • In a 2001 episode of The Simpsons, Serena joined the animation along with sister Venus, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi.
  • In August 2009, Williams and her sister Venus became minority owners of the Miami Dolphins after purchasing a small stake in the team



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