Serena Williams

is the most influential female athlete

EVIDENCE

Serena Williams is the only female player in history to have surpassed the $50 million mark in career earning, according to the ESPN news article "Serena Williams".

EVIDENCE

Serena Williams won 19 grand slam single titles for tennis, according to ESPN news.

EVIDENCE

Serena Williams was a nominee for TFK 2013 person of the year, according to TFK.

EVIDENCE

At the 2000 olympics in Sydeny,Australia, Serena and her sister won gold medals in the doubles events, according to TFK

EVIDENCE

Williams had a blood clot in one of her lungs and she had to stop playing tennis for several months and came back stronger, according to TFK

EVIDENCE

Williams had a total of 78 wins in 2013, according to TFK

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Williams was born in Michigan in 1981. She is the youngest in a family with five girls. Her father gave Serena her first tennis lesson on public tennis courts outside of Los Angeles, according to TFK
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SOURCES


  1. Time For Kids (TFK)
  2. ESPN News