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Serena Williams
Wimbledon 2012 Day 10 Cropped.jpg
Kintra  Unitit States
Residence Palm Beach Gardens, Florida[1]
Born September 26, 1981 (1981-09-26) (age 33)
Saginaw, Michigan
Hicht 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 24 September 1995
Plays Richt-haundit (twa-haundit
Prize money $ 41,960,896
(1st aw-time amang weemen athletes
an 4t aw-time amang tennis athletes)
Career record 708–121
Career titles 47 WTA[1] (6t in oweraw rankins)
Heichest rankin No. 1 (8 Julie 2002)
Current rankin No. 1 (Juin 10, 2013)[2]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010)
French Open W (2002)
Wimbledon W (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012)
US Open W (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012)
Ither toornaments
Tour Finals W (2001, 2009, 2012)
Olympic Games Gold medal.svg Gowd Medal (2012)
Career record 177–28
Career titles 22
Heichest rankin No. 1 (7 Juin 2010)
Current rankin No. 27 (Mey 27, 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2001, 2003, 2009, 2010)
French Open W (1999, 2010)
Wimbledon W (2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2012)
US Open W (1999, 2009)
Ither Doubles toornaments
Olympic Games Gold medal.svg Gowd Medal (2000, 2008, 2012)
Mixed Doubles
Career record 27–3 (90%)
Career titles 2
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open F (1999)
French Open F (1998)
Wimbledon W (1998)
US Open W (1998)
Last updatit on: 14 Januar 2013.
Olympic medal record
Weemen's tennis
Competitor for the  Unitit States
Gowd 2000 Sydney Doubles
Gowd 2008 Beijing Doubles
Gowd 2012 London Singles
Gowd 2012 London Doubles

Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is a profeesional American tennis player. The Women's Tennis Association haes rankit her Warld No. 1 in singles on five separate occasions. She became the Warld No. 1 for the first time on 8 Julie 2002, an regained this rankin for the fift time on 2 November 2009.[3] She is the anerlie female player tae hae wan ower $40 million in prize money.[4]

Regardit as ane o the greatest tennis players o aw time, her 30 Grand Slam titles tees her for aicht on the aw-time leet: 15 in singles, 13 in weemen's doubles, an 2 in mixed doubles. She is the maist recent player, male or female, tae hae held aw fower Grand Slam singles titles simultaneously ('02–'03) an anerlie the fift wumman iver tae dae so. Her total o 15 Grand Slam singles titles is saxt on the aw-time leet,[5] an fowert in the open era, ahint Steffi Graf (22 titles) an Chris Evert an Martina Navratilova (18 titles each).[5] Amang active players, male or female, she haulds the maist Major titles amid singles, doubles, an mixed doubles. She haes wan 13 Grand Slam doubles titles wi her sister Venus Williams an the pair is unbeaten in Grand Slam feenals.[6] Serena Williams is an aa a three time winner o the WTA Tour Championships[7]

Williams haes wan fower Olympic gowd medals, ane in weemen's singles an three in weemen's doubles.[8][9]

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