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Serena Williams

Tennis superstar Serena Williams was born on September 26, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan to mother Oracene Price and father Richard Williams, a tennis coach. Williams comes from a large family. Besides her sister Venus, who is also a pro tennis player, she has sisters Isha Price and Lyndrea Price and brothers Richard Williams III, Dylan Starr Williams, and Ronner Williams. Her older half-sister, Yetunde Price, was murdered on September 14, 2003. She has won all four Grand Slam tennis tournaments and multiple Olympic gold medals. Off the court, Williams is passionate about fashion. She has her own clothing line and enrolled in classes at the Palm Beach Nail School to become a licensed nail technician. Williams married Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian on November 16, 2017 in New Orleans. The couple welcomed daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. on September 1, 2017. To learn more about Williams, watch the documentaries “Serena” and “Venus and Serena.”

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Chris Evert Says Serena Williams Got Screwed By Bad U.S. Open Rule

Chris Evert
Serena Got Screwed ... By Bad U.S. Open Rule

Serena Williams got a "raw deal" at the U.S. Open -- all because of a DUMB rule that should be changed immediately ... so says tennis great Chris Evert.  The rule -- players are forbidden to… READ MORE >

Serena Williams Dances on 'Lip Sync Battle'

Serena Williams
I'm Shakin' Off a Bad Month ... On 'Lip Sync Battle'

Serena Williams dropped it low during a taping for an upcoming episode of "Lip Sync Battle." The tennis star shakes and grooves to Beyonce's hit single, "Sorry," off her Lemonade album. In case… READ MORE >

- 29 days ago
DeSean Jackson Says He'll Keep Dressing Fitzpatrick Like Conor McGregor!

DeSean Jackson
I'm Fitzpatrick's Stylist Now! Gotta Keep Him Conor McGregor Fresh!

DeSean Jackson says Ryan Fitzpatrick looked SO GOOD in his borrowed clothes after Sunday's game ... he's gonna make it his mission to keep him fresh all season long!!  TMZ… READ MORE >

- 35 days ago
Don Cheadle Says He Doesn't Believe Serena Cartoonist, You Know It's Racist!

Don Cheadle
I Don't Believe Serena Cartoonist ... You Know It's Racist!

Don Cheadle isn't buying the Herald Sun's explanation for its Serena Williams cartoon one bit ... telling TMZ Sports the newspaper DEFINITELY knows the drawing is racist as hell. "I don't believe… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Racist Serena Cartoon, Newspaper Doubles Down and Attacks 'PC' Critics

Racist Serena Cartoon
Newspaper Doubles Down ... Attacks 'PC' Critics

We're NOT racist, you're too sensitive -- that's how an Australian newspaper is handling criticism of their Serena Williams cartoon ... and now they've REPRINTED IT on their cover.  The… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
Common Says Serena Got Screwed, Ref Shoulda Let Outburst Slide

Common
Serena Got Screwed Ref Shoulda Let Outburst Slide

Awwww, the widdle U.S. Open judge has hurt feewings?? SUCK IT UP, PAL, YOU DON'T DOCK SERENA WILLIAMS A FULL GAME PENALTY!! At least, that's how Common feels about the drama involving his… READ MORE >

- 40 days ago
J.K. Rowling Blasts 'Racist' Serena Williams Newspaper Cartoon

J.K. Rowling
Blasts 'Racist' Serena Newspaper Cartoon

This is not good.  A newspaper in Australia is catching A LOT of heat over a cartoon that was trying to spoof Serena Williams' incident at the U.S. Open -- because it's racist as hell. … READ MORE >

- 42 days ago
D. L. Hughley: Serena Williams is Right, Men Catch Breaks Women Don't

D.L. Hughley
Serena's Right ... Men Catch Breaks That Women Don't

D. L. Hughley says Serena Williams absolutely has a point about women getting unfairly penalized for things men do all the time ... pointing to Martha Stewart as a prime example. The… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
Serena Williams Fined $17,000 for US Open Code Violations

Serena Williams
Heavy Fines For US Open Controversy

Serena Williams won't just leave the US Open with a loss in the Championship ... she'll leave a little lighter in the wallet too. Williams will be fined $17,000 for 3 separate code violations… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
Serena Williams Goes Off on Chair Umpire in U.S. Open Final Loss

Serena Williams
Blows Up On Ref Over Violation 'You Owe Me an Apology!'

Serena Williams erupted on the court during the U.S. Open final ... but it didn't help her win. Serena confronted the chair judge after receiving a coaching violation early in the second set… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
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