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


“I just played terrible. Sun played very well and was ready for the match. I'm disappointed I couldn't perform better today.”

Serena Williams


“I played terrible. I never expected a tough match like this. I'm disappointed I couldn't perform better.”

Serena Williams


“We're going in really fresh, ... We're going to have fresh legs and bodies, we're going to be able to stay the distance, and that's our goal.”

Serena Williams


“My game has matured, and mentally, I've just matured to another level. That is a major factor in it. Some people mature really late.”

Serena Williams


“The first match is always the most difficult. You have to get used to the conditions, but it's the same for both players.”

Serena Williams


“I wasn't used to the conditions and...I had to kind of gather myself. When I won the second set I was really relaxed and then I just got a little too anxious in the third and was missing a few shots.”

Serena Williams


“I'm definitely not at my best. Honestly, I'm under 50 percent. But I've won stuff under 50 percent before.”

Serena Williams


“All my life I've kinda dreamed of being the best, and doing the best, and it hasn't always been easy for me. So I've been trying, but it's really special to have come such a long way, it's just really fulfilling. And the fact that I'm just making history right now and the fact that I was able to win four in a row, it doesn't happen every day.”

Serena Williams


“Luck has nothing to do with it, because I have spent many, many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come.”

Serena Williams


“There was nothing I could do in the first set, but I had plenty of chances in the second, ... We should still be out there.”

Serena Williams


“Like I said, in a later round, it's definitely easier, ... I've never played her this early, so it's a little tough.”

Serena Williams


“I'm a perfectionist. I'm pretty much insatiable. I feel there's so many things I can improve on.”

Serena Williams


“It was extremely hot out there. Was that the hottest I've been? Maybe. It was definitely one of the hottest,”

Serena Williams


“I used to do gymnastics, so sometimes when I would go to the pool, I would go to the diving board, ... But I was always too scared to jump off.”

Serena Williams


“Honestly, I've never read any comments about my fitness.”

Serena Williams