Serena Williams' Curls and Crimps

Our July ESSENCE cover girl Serena Williams is not only at the top of her game when it comes to tennis, but she's also a major style star among curly girls! We've taken notice of Serena's delicious 'dos and we must admit that she's been rocking some of the most fierce curls around town.

Nicole Marie Melton Sep, 27, 2012

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Serena Williams arrived at the Nickelodeon TeenNick HALO Awards wearing beautiful loose curls paired with a chic side-swept bang.

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At the New Yorkers for Children Fall Gala, Serena turned heads with her crimped, rippling waves. Love the pop of pink!

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The tennis pro sported a tumble of tight ringlets at the Save a Child Black Ball.

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At the 25th Annual Footwear News Achievement Awards, Serena was red hot in her lush, superstar curls.

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At a WTA Pre-Wimbledon party, she glowed in a cascade of curls with a touch of violet highlights.

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At the Tower Heist premiere, Serena Williams rocked her big, bold curls in full force!

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Serena Williams rocked glossy ringlets with auburn highlights at the ESPY Awards in L.A.

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Serena Williams dazzled at the launch event for Google Music in her super springy curls.

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At Pharrell’s ‘Qream’ liquor launch, all eyes were on her wild, wanton waves.

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At the launch of the OPI Glam Slam Nail Lacquers collection, Serena rocked a halo of tightly coiled curls.

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Williams attended the 13th annual BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis wearing a voluminous tumble of tight waves.

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Williams graces the July 2013 cover of ESSENCE.  Be sure to pick up the issue to see more of her fun, flirty and fabulous hairstyles!