Along with her also talented sister,
the tennis player Venus Williams
are known as The Williams Sisters:
currently are the most famous sisters in the world.
Serena was a famous tennis prodigy at age 9.
Height: 5' 9" Weight: 135lbs
Born: September 26, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA
Resides: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
People called her coach/father Richard Williams crazy when he predicted she would be "better" than Venus when they both were kids.
Last tennis player to hold all four grand slams at once (2002-2003).
Won the US Open in only her second attempt in 1999.
Created controversy at 2002 US Open wearing tight black catsuit.
Began playing tennis on public Compton, California tennis courts at age 4.
Used to wear thousands of multicolored beads in her hair.
In 2000 won Olympic Gold in doubles tennis with sister Venus Williams.