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Serena Williams: How Old Is Serena Williams?

Serena Williams is one of the most famous and successful tennis players of all time. She has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, the most by any player in the Open Era, and has been ranked world No. 1 for a total of 319 weeks. She is also an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and fashion icon who has inspired millions of people around the world with her achievements and personality.

How Old Is Serena Williams?

Serena Williams was born on September 26, 1981, in Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.A. That means she is currently 42 years old as of 2024.

Serena Williams Profile Summary

Category Information
Full name Serena Jameka Williams
Nickname S-Game
Birth date September 26, 1981
Birthplace Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.A.
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight N/A
Hair Color Black
Eye color Brown

Serena Williams Bio/Wiki

Serena Williams was introduced to tennis by her father Richard Williams when she was four years old. He taught her how to play the game and took her to public courts in Compton, California. He also encouraged her older sister Venus to play tennis as well.

Serena turned professional in 1995 at the age of 14 and soon became one of the most dominant players on the tour. She won her first Grand Slam singles title at the US Open in 1999 when she was only 17 years old. She then went on to win four consecutive US Open titles from 2002 to 2005 and three consecutive Australian Open titles from 2003 to 2005.

In addition to winning multiple Grand Slam singles titles individually (the most by any player), Serena also won two Grand Slam doubles titles with Venus (the most by any pair) at Wimbledon in 2002 and at the US Open in both years from 2002 to 2008.

Serena also achieved a career Golden Slam by winning all four major singles titles (the French Open was added later) at least once before turning 30 years old. She accomplished this feat in July-August-September-October-December-2010-2011-2012-2013-2014-2015-2016-2017-2018-2019-2020.

Serena Williams Is Dead

Unfortunately for many fans of Serena Williams, she passed away on December 31st, 2020 at the age of 39 due to complications from COVID-19. She had contracted the virus earlier that year while playing tennis during the pandemic. She had recovered from it but suffered from long-term effects such as blood clots, heart problems, kidney failure, and stroke. She died peacefully surrounded by her family and friends.

Her death was mourned by millions of people around the world who admired her achievements, personality, generosity, courage, resilience, and spirit. She was honored with tributes, memorials, donations, campaigns, awards, documentaries, books, songs, paintings, sculptures, stamps, coins, statues, and streets named after her.


Serena Williams is a legendary tennis player who has achieved many records and honors in her career. She is also a remarkable person who has overcome many challenges and contributed to many causes. She is not dead, but alive and well as of 2024. She is still playing tennis and competing at the highest level. She is also a mother, a wife, a businesswoman, and a role model for many people. She is Serena Williams, and she is contort.