SERENA WILLIAMS

SERENA WILLIAMS-THE BEST TENNIS PLAYER IN THE WORLD

Serena Williams is  American tennis player and one of the best tennis players in the world.

She was born on September 26th, 1981 in Saginaw, the USA. She was the daughter of Richard Williams and Oracene Price. Her family wasn’t very rich. Serena had three sisters:

 

Venus Williams, who is also a tennis player; Yetunde, who was a nurse and who died tragically when Serena was 23 years old, Lyndrea Price, who works as a web designer and Isha Price who is a lawyer.

At the age of 4 Serena, together with her sisters, started playing tennis. Their father was their coach.

 

She started playing professional tennis in 1995, when she was 14 years old.

Since that time, she has became a legend in women tennis.  She has won the most important tennis championships like Wimbladon or Australian Open several times. For many years she has been number 1 tennis player in WTA ranking.

Despite many difficulties, like problems with health or family tragedies,  she managed to play the best tennis in the world and show everyone that we can never give up our dreams.

Author: Maria Zieleń, II Gim