Serena Williams Quotes

Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player who is ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. She became the world No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002, and achieved this ranking for the sixth time on February 18, 2013. She is the reigning champion of the French Open, Wimbledon and Olympic women's singles and doubles. Williams is regarded by some commentators and sports writers as the greatest female tennis player of all-time.

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Serena Williams


“Honestly, I began to think, 'OK, well, I'm not going to go for the lines, I'm not going to go for my shots.”

Serena Williams


“I'm here to play female tennis. I've never been involved in men's tennis. . . . I wouldn't be tempted.”

Serena Williams


“Two or three years ago, she was playing really awesome, ... Now she's playing unbelievable.”

Serena Williams


“Venus told me the other day that champions don't get nervous in tight situations. That really helped me a lot. I decided I shouldn't get nervous and just do the best I can.”

Serena Williams


“No one gets me more motivated than Venus because I don't want her to catch up with me yet. She's at five (Grand Slam tournament titles) now. I still have seven. So I got to keep ahead.”

Serena Williams


“Part of our job is to create a must-see event that isn't simply contingent on who gets into the finals.”

Serena Williams


“I disagree 100 percent with that, ... We've had some incredibly tough matches.”

Serena Williams


“I guess she went temporary insane,”

Serena Williams


“Growing up we had a lot of insecurities. Even now we still have so many insecurities. It's not like we're perfect. That's why we wanted to get together and write a book for teenagers who deal with the same issues. [We wanted] to let them know that celebrities and stars, not only just us, but everyone has these issues as well.”

Serena Williams


“I told my Nike representative, 'Why didn't you guys use me for this? It was a joke. Like I said, I'm not in the competition.”

Serena Williams


“It's never as easy as it looks. I'm just happy to be getting through the rounds.”

Serena Williams


“This is really not something I would like to do, but unfortunately I was advised by the wonderful physiotherapists here that I shouldn't play because I developed some swelling in my knee that they can't get out, that we've been trying to get out for the past couple of days...”

Serena Williams


“This is really not something I would like to do, but unfortunately I was advised by the wonderful physiotherapists here that I shouldn't play because I developed some swelling in my knee that they can't get out, that we've been trying to get out for the past couple of days.”

Serena Williams


“This has been such a disappointing year for me because I'm such a competitive person and I like to win for myself and for my fans,”

Serena Williams


“I can't say I'm sad, ... I can't necessarily say I'm very disappointed.”

Serena Williams