So you are probably not a big tennis fan – it only ranks 6th (slightly ahead of Golf) in terms of the most popular games in the US of A. But just as most people would be able to name Tiger Woods as a golf player – when it comes to tennis there is nobody more recognizable than Serena Williams (sometimes confused with her older sister Venus Williams).
The US Open is upon us and Serena has been making headlines everywhere. In celebration of her success and because most of us know nothing more than her name – I have decided to put a list together – find below: The top 10 things you don’t know about Serena Williams.
- She has won 21 Grand Slam singles titles
- She is currently ranked number 1 in the world
- Born September 26 1981 in Saginaw, MI.
- Won an Olympic Gold Medal in 2012
- Also fluent in French
- First black female athlete on the cover of Vogue by herself (April 2015)
- She owns part of the Miami Dolphins
- Has been **accused** of match fixing
- She is dating Canadian Rapper Drake
- She has won $73,293,424.00 in prize money alone