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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I'm an athlete and I'm black, and a lot of black athletes go broke. I do not want to become a statistic, so maybe I overcompensate. But I'm paranoid. Oprah told me a long time ago, 'You sign every check. Never let anyone sign any checks.'
I am here to play women's tennis. I'm a lady. Predominantly, most of the time I always like to play ladies.
I have a wonderful white coat I can wear on the court and also in New York for those rainy days...its lady-like and goes perfect with my personality.
I think my father is probably the best coach ever because if we talk about numbers, he's got a lot and he's only had two players.
My coach has said to me, "When you win a match or a tournament, you don't even think about it - the very next minute you're like".
Family's first, and that's what matters most. We realize that our love goes deeper than the tennis game.
I am lucky that whatever fear I have inside me, my desire to win is always stronger.