Serena Williams is a professional tennis player in America. She has been ranked number one by the Women’s Tennis Association eight separate times. Serena Williams is a strong, beautiful feminine symbol and has advanced the path for women in sports greatly.
Serena holds the most Grand Slam titles in singles, doubles and mixed doubles than anyone currently playing tennis. She has acquired a total of 39 major titles. Four of them were simultaneous Grand Slam titles. She achieved this in 2002-2003 and 2014-2015.
It’s no surprise that with her winning record that Serena competed in the Olympics where she received four gold medals. According to the media and tennis experts, Serena and her sister Venus blazed the trail for the woman.
She also showed that women could earn the big bucks in sports too, she has earned over 29 million dollars in prize money and endorsements and was the highest paid athlete of 2016 and 2017.
Not only is Serena paid well she has been awarded for her awards. She won the Laures Sportswoman of the year award, not just once or twice but four times.
The years she won were in 2003, 2010, 2016 and 2018. It’s obvious no matter how much you pass she is still at the top of her game. Because of her success, she has many off-court ventures like modeling on magazines and sponsoring brands.
Over the years she has fostered deals with, Puma, Nike, Gatorade, Delta, OPI, Piguet, Pepsi, Beats, Aston Martin, Intel, and many more. She found a love for fashion as she got older and found ways to express herself through fashion on the tennis court.
She was the first black woman athlete featured on the cover of Vogue. She also has a lot of strong social views which she uses for good. She actively supports Black Lives Matter and the LGBT community.
She started the Serena Williams Foundation which led to the Serena Williams Secondary School in Matooni, Kenya.
The foundation also provides university scholarships for underprivileged students in the United States. Williams has posed for the 2003 and 2004 editions of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. This is no surprise since she has one of the sexiest bodies in the world.