This past weekend Serena Williams won her milestone 20th Grand Slam title and it’s just one of many wins. The tennis star breaks so many records it’s hard to keep up! Fun Fact: Serena Williams is the first woman to win three straight majors since HERSELF during her famed Serena Slam in 2002.
You don’t win 20 Grand Slam titles without practice and discipline. Serena is known to go just as hard on the practice court as she does during the big game.
When Serena was diagnosed with pulmonary embolism in 2011 it was a big blow to her health but the star chose to focus on her comeback instead of the setback. Fast forward 4 years and a nasty flu during the French Open couldn’t even stop Serena from taking home the trophy.
The Williams sisters learned their craft together and mastered it together. Serena makes it clear that her family comes first and that her bond with her sister is of utmost importance to her.
Serena always manages to coordinate her tennis outfits. What’s better than a woman that knows how to have fun with fashion while handling her business? We love it!
Ms. Williams has good taste in men. Case in point: Everybody’s conscious rap crush Common. Although they’re no longer together they remain close friends, she was even there to congratulate him on his recent Oscar win. She sure knows how to pick them.
As one of the world’s most recognizable faces in sports and entertainment it would be easy to get caught up in the world of Hollywood gossip but Serena manages to steer clear. We love that she’s easy, breezy and drama-free.
From her dabbles in fashion with her clothing line Aneres, to deals with Nike and millions worth of endorsements, Serena Williams is definitely about her business.
Serena keeps a tight knit circle of friends who are movers and shakers just like she is. Kelly Rowland, LaLa Anthony and Caroline Wozniacki are just a few of the cool women she calls girlfriends.
Serena has no problem strutting her stuff on the beach because her body is amazing! Her athletic build lends to her womanly curves for an all around great physique! Maybe we should take up tennis?
Serena is always a good sport and is notably promotes friendship among opponents in an industry where that doesn’t always happen. She even says she doesn’t read positive articles about herself so that her head doesn’t get big, “I always want to be down-to-earth,” said Serena during a 2007 interview. “I want to be a person like when you meet them, they’re the same person that you think of them in the article or something.”