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Serena Williams

By Michelle   August 30, 2022

Serena Williams was born on September 26, 1981, in Saginaw, Michigan to Oracene Price and Richard Williams.

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Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player.

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Williams’ parents wanted their daughter to wait until she was 16 to participate in professional tournaments.

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Williams finished the year ranked No. 20 in singles.


Williams is married to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. He proposed to her on December 10, 2016, in Rome.


They married on November 16, 2017, in New Orleans.


In December 2021, Williams announced she would not play the 2022 Australian Open, citing the same leg injury. As of March 2022, she was ranked 241st.

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In August, Williams wrote an article for Vogue, in which she announced her plans to 'evolve away' from tennis after the US Open, indicating retirement.


Serena Williams