18.05.03 Serena Williams

May 3, 2018
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“Without fear, without doubt, without discomfort, what is there for a person to overcome?”

Serena Williams, in the premiere May 2 episode of "Being Serena," a five-part HBO docu-series about the athlete, entrepeneur, & philanthropist, and her journey into motherhood.

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Did You Know?

Serena, born the youngest of five girls, was raised in Compton, CA.

Trained by their dad, she & sister, Venus, grew up to be two of the greatest tennis players ever.

When Serena met her would-be husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, she’d never heard of Reddit & he’d never watched her play tennis.

Some of Serena’s
Many Accomplishments

  • Countless wins include: 4 Olympic gold medals, 72 career singles titles, 23 doubles titles & 2 mixed doubles titles.
  • Earned $84M+ in prize money -A TWICE as much as any other female athlete.
  • After designing for Nike & HSN, she is launching her own fashion line on May 20th.

What's next for this #PowerMOM besides scoring her 24th & 25th Grand Slam title? BTW she scored her 23rd while pregnant! Serena recently told VOGUE: ‘Becoming a multi-mom. I have some records I want to break, but having more kids is my goal.’ Read more here:

by Jenna Lee,