Serena Williams

Tennis Player Serena Williams Full Name: Serena Williams
Nationality:

American

Profession: Tennis Player
Why Famous: Widely regarded as one of the greatest female tennis players in history and only female player to have won over $50 million in prize money.

Winning a total of 32 Major titles 17 in singles, 13 in women's doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles.

Born: September 26, 1981 (36 years old)
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, USA

Historical Events in the Life of Serena Williams

  • 1999-09-12 119th Women's U.S. Open: Serena Williams beats Martina Hingis (6-3, 7-6)
  • 2001-09-09 121st Women's U.S. Open: Venus Williams beats Serena Williams (6-2, 6-4)
  • 2002-06-09 101st Women's French Open: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (7-5, 6-3)
  • 2002-07-06 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats older sister Venus 7-6, 6-3 for her first Wimbledon singles title
  • 2002-09-08 122nd Women's U.S. Open: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (6-4, 6-3)
  • 2003-01-26 91st Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (7-6, 3-6, 6-4)
  • 2003-07-05 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams successfully defends her title beating older sister Venus 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
  • 2003-07-16 11th ESPY Awards: Lance Armstrong, Serena Williams win
  • 2004-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Sharapova becomes first Russian player to win Wimbledon beating defending champion Serena Williams 6-1, 6-4
  • 2005-01-30 93rd Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams beats Lindsay Davenport (2-6, 6-3, 6-0)
  • 2007-01-28 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-2
  • 2008-07-05 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams successfully defends her title beating younger sister Serena 7-5, 6-4
  • 2008-09-08 128th Women's U.S. Open: Serena Williams beats Jelena Jankovic (6-4, 7-5)
  • 2009-02-01 97th Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams beats Dinara Safina (6-0, 6-3)
  • 2010-01-31 98th Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams beats Justine Henin (6-4, 3-6, 6-2)
  • 2010-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams successfully defends her crown overpowering Vera Zvonareva of Russia 6-3 6-2
  • 2011-09-12 131st Women's U.S. Open: Samantha Stosur beats Serena Williams (6-2, 6-3)
  • 2012-09-10 132nd Women's U.S. Open: Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka (6-2, 2-6, 7-5)
  • 2013-06-08 French Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4
  • 2013-07-17 21st ESPY Awards: LeBron James, Serena Williams win
  • 2013-09-09 133rd Women's U.S. Open: Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka (7-5, 6-7, 6-1)
  • 2014-09-08 134th Women's U.S. Open: Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki (6-3, 6-3)
  • 2015-01-31 Australian Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-6
  • 2015-06-06 114th Women's French Open: Serena Williams beats Lucie Safarova (6-3, 6-7, 6-2)
  • 2015-07-11 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams becomes oldest winner in Open era (33) beating Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-4
  • 2016-01-30 104th Women's Australian Open: Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams (6-4 3-6 6-4)
  • 2016-06-04 115th Women's French Open: Garbiñe Muguruza beats Serena Williams (7-5, 6-4) to claim her 1st grand slam title
  • 2016-07-09 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3, equalling Steffi Graf's 22 Grand Slam singles tiles
  • 2017-01-28 105th Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams defeats Venus Williams 6–4, 6–4, becomes player with most wins in major tournaments (39) in open era
  • 2017-06-27 Tennis star Serena Williams poses pregnant and nude for the cover of "Vanity Fair"

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