Olympic gold medalist, Grand Slam winner and former world number 1, Serena Williams is one of the worlds greatest ever tennis players. An icon of the sport and a role model for women in tennis, Serena Williams has enjoyed unrivalled victory as a sportswoman and now shares her story with others as a speaker. Able to share an honest insight into her high profile career, as well as her personal experience of sportsmanship, determination and drive.
A formidable player on the court, Serena Williams has quite the impressive trophy cabinet as the former world number one female singles tennis player, a position she held for 319 weeks in total throughout her career. With twenty three singles Grand Slam wins, four Olympic gold medals and twenty five professional doubles titles, Serena Williams has earnt her place in tennis history. Named as the Female Athlete of the Decade by The Associated Press, Serena Williams’ vibrant talent on the court is unrivalled.
Growing a passion for tennis as young as four years old, Serena Williams showed promise as an athlete from her childhood. Coached by her parents, alongside her sister Venus Williams, she started taking the sport seriously aged only nine, when she joined the Rick Macci Tennis Academy. Developing her distinctive powerful serve, and high risk style of play, Serena Williams' father was responsible for much of her coaching, harnessing her talent until she made her debut in 1995 on the Bell Challenge, and thus began her lucrative career.
Not only known as an exceptional tennis player, Serena Williams’ status in sports has also made her highly in demand for other media ventures, due to her unapologetic female boss attitude. An iconic player, Serena Williams has partnered with Nike and Tampax in inspiring advertisements that aim to empower others. Additionally, she has won awards for her activism on behalf of black communities and female equality in sport, Serena Williams truly uses her platform to share her voice on current issues.
As a speaker, Serena Williams is exceptional. As the greatest female tennis player of the Open era, the anecdotes she shares with audiences from her illustrious career will leave a lasting impression. A dedicated and motivated individual, Serena Williams inspires everyone she encounters with her drive and resilience, and her talk is guaranteed to be the highlight of the occasion.
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