101 Facts About Serena Williams

1. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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2. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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3. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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4. Serena Williams feels satisfied with her comeback, having reached two Grand Slam finals last year and nearing an Australian Open semi-final last month.

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5. Serena Williams made her debut on the professional tour at the age of 16 years.

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6. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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7. Serena Williams has dominated every aspect of her life, and she took that mentality to her new Super Bowl ad for Bumble.

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8. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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9. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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10. Serena Williams was the favorite to move on after the women's singles quarterfinal match on Wednesday at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia.

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11. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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12. Serena Williams stars in a 2019 Super Bowl commercial for Bumble that sends a strong message about female empowerment.

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13. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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14. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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15. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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16. Serena Williams emphasized that Bumble is not just for dating, saying, "It's just online connecting.

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17. Serena Williams is encouraging others to make their first move with Bumble.

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18. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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19. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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20. Serena Williams served notice that her time had come when she advanced to the semifinals of a Sydney, Australia tournament by beating the then second-ranked woman in the world, Lindsay Davenport, who went on to become the United States Open champion that year.

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21. Serena Williams finished the 1999 season as the fourth-ranked women's player in the world.

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22. Serena Williams had spent most of her life looking up to Venus and working to be just like her.

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23. Serena Williams began 1997, her first year as a WTA competitor, in the shadow of her sister, who had shown herself to be a promising young player.

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24. In 1995, at age fourteen, Serena Williams turned pro, arousing controversy among many who felt athletes should be older before they become professionals.

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25. Serena Williams has gained additional attention as an African American athlete in a sport generally dominated by white players.

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26. Serena Williams won seven of her next 12 events, replacing Venus as the number one-ranked woman in tennis.

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27. Serena Williams was forced to sit out the Australian Open in January 2002 because of a sprained ankle.

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28. In 1998 Serena Williams signed a $12 million deal with Puma, helping her to keep pace with Venus, who had an equally impressive deal with Reebok.

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29. Serena Williams turned professional in October 1995, making her debut at the Bell Challenge in Vanier, Quebec, an event not sanctioned by the Women's Tennis Association.

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30. Serena Williams graduated from Driftwood in August 1999 with a B-plus average.

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31. Serena Williams was born in Saginaw, Michigan, on September 26, 1981, 15 months after older sister Venus.

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32. Serena Williams went on to win the Paris Indoor tournament and Miami tournament before losing in the Charleston tournament finals to Justine Henin-Hardenne, ending a 21-match winning streak.

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33. Serena Williams was on a 16-match win streak when she met up with Venus again in the finals of a tournament in Miami, defeating Seles, Coetzer and number one ranked Martina Hingis in straight sets.

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34. Serena Williams qualified for an Ameritech-sponsored tournament in Chicago where she was slated to face Mary Pierce, who was ranked number seven in the world, in the second round.

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35. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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36. Serena Williams spoke about her husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, and how she's even more motivated to push for gender equality now that she has a daughter.

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37. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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38. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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39. Serena Williams serves as the co-creative director for the ad, and said in a statement to AdAge that it's reflective of a bigger change on the horizon for women.

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40. Serena Williams wants her daughter to know it's "OK to make the first move" when it comes to seizing opportunities in life.

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41. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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42. Serena Williams tells her story of how making the first move resulted in her being where she is today in Bumble's first Super Bowl commercial.

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43. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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44. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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45. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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46. Serena Williams mentioned a piece of advice she once got from Oprah Winfrey.

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47. Serena Williams might have found a new babysitter for her daughter Olympia, as Lewis Hamilton is completely taken with the tot.

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48. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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49. Serena Williams owns a small stake in the Miami Dolphins franchise.

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50. In 2007 Serena Williams appeared in the music video of "I Want You" by the American rapper Common, alongside performers Alicia Keys and Kanye West.

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51. Serena Williams was a voice on the Playhouse Disney show Higglytown Heroes.

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52. Serena Williams was once known for her unusual and colorful outfits on court.

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53. Serena Williams broke Graf's record at the 2017 Australian Open, where she defeated her sister Venus in the final.

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54. Serena Williams successfully defended her US Open championship in 2014, which gave her 18 career Grand Slam titles, tying her with Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova for the second highest women's singles total of the open era.

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55. Serena Williams defended her titles at the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2010.

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56. Serena Williams learned tennis from her father on the public courts in Los Angeles and turned professional in 1995, one year after her sister Venus.

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57. In 2010, Serena Williams had released an autobiography, Queen of the Court.

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58. Serena Williams went on to clinch the 2017 Australian Open to win her 23rd Grand Slam title.

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59. Serena Williams opened 2016 by advancing to the Australian Open final, where she lost in three sets to Angelique Kerber.

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60. Serena Williams clinched her third straight and sixth overall US Open singles title in 2014 by defeating her good friend Caroline Wozniacki.

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61. At the 2013 US Open, Serena Williams made a strong showing.

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62. Serena Williams continued her winning streak to her next Grand Slam event.

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63. Serena Williams stumbled badly at the 2012 French Open, enduring a first-round loss for the first time at a major tournament.

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64. Serena Williams made headlines in September 2009, when she blasted a lineswoman for a foot-fault called near the end of a semifinal loss to eventual champion Kim Clijsters at the US Open.

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65. In 2002, Serena Williams won the French Open, the US Open, and Wimbledon, defeating sister Venus in the finals of each tournament.

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66. Serena Williams was born on September 26, 1981, in Saginaw, Michigan.

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67. Serena Williams was 17 when she won her first major.

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68. Serena Williams has won 21 straight matches at the US Open, most recently her victory over Caroline Wozniacki to claim the 2014 title.

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69. Serena Williams lacked that confidence at the start of her quarterfinal match.

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70. Serena Williams lost the final six games of her quarterfinal match at the Australian Open.

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71. In 2014, Serena Williams began hosting an annual charity run named "The Serena Williams Ultimate Fun Run".

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72. Serena Williams's received a Celebrity Role Model Award from Avon Foundation in 2003 for work in breast cancer.

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73. Serena Williams said the director told her, "We would love for you to be in this particular song.

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74. Serena Williams is known to be close to Beyonce and made a cameo appearance dancing in Beyonce's music video for the song Sorry in the hit album Lemonade.

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75. Serena Williams has posed for the 2003 and 2004 editions of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

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76. Serena Williams's has provided guest voice work in a 2005 episode of Playhouse Disney's animated kids show Higglytown Heroes and a 2007 episode of the Nickelodeon cartoon Avatar: The Last Airbender, which she has described as her "favorite show".

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77. Serena Williams has appeared on television and provided voice work on animated shows: in a 2001 episode of The Simpsons Serena joined the animation along with sister Venus, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi.

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78. Serena Williams responded by tweeting her displeasure, saying, "@TennysSandgren I don't need or want one.

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79. Serena Williams's planned to move to San Francisco with Ohanian after the wedding.

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80. Serena Williams was upset by the violation, claiming that her coach was simply giving her a thumbs up, and demanded an apology from chair umpire Carlos Ramos.

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81. Serena Williams's was given a warning, with a potential second violation carrying a one-point penalty.

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82. Serena Williams has played Venus 15 times in Grand Slam singles and 13 times in other tournaments.

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83. Serena Williams lost the game and would go on to lose the match.

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84. Serena Williams started her 2019 season at the Australian Open, having not made an appearance at the tournament since winning the 2017 edition.

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85. Serena Williams's was seeded 17th, although ranked 26th in the WTA ranking at the time seeds were determined.

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86. Serena Williams's said in the interview, "I couldn't shake it out of my mind.

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87. Serena Williams's lost in the final in straight sets to Angelique Kerber of Germany in a rematch of the 2016 Wimbledon final.

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88. Serena Williams's defeated Pauline Parmentier to win her first match played since the US Open.

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89. Serena Williams's defeated Yulia Putintseva in the quarterfinals despite being five points away from losing.

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90. Serena Williams's lost in the fourth round to Svetlana Kuznetsova.

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91. Serena Williams's reached her first final here since winning in 2001 and before boycotting the event, by defeating Simona Halep in the quarterfinals and Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals.

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92. Serena Williams's competed in Indian Wells as the No 1 seed.

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93. Serena Williams's was voted WTA Player of the Year for the seventh time in her career.

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94. Serena Williams's was the defending champion at the Bank of the West Classic but withdrew from the tournament in order for her elbow to get better.

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95. Serena Williams played one match at the Swedish Open in Bastad before withdrawing with an elbow injury.

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96. Serena Williams's was down a double break in the third round versus Heather Watson and two points from defeat twice before rallying for the win and becoming the first player to qualify for the WTA Finals.

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97. Serena Williams's became the first player to win the Australian-French Open double since Jennifer Capriati in 2001.

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98. Serena Williams's is the first player to win three straight Grand Slams since she did it herself during the Serena Slam.

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99. Serena Williams's would go on to defeat Lucie Safarova from the Czech Republic in three sets to win her third French Open and 20th Grand Slam singles title.

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100. Serena Williams's reached the semifinals, where she was due to face No 3, Simona Halep, for a place in the final, but was forced to withdraw because of a knee injury.

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101. Serena Williams announced that she would be competing at the Indian Wells Masters ending her 14-year boycott of the event.

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