Tennis star who has won every major tournament and became the oldest number-one champion ever in 2013. She's captured 23 singles titles to go along with 14 doubles titles alongside her older sister Venus Williams.
She began playing tennis when she was five years old, and was home-schooled by her father, who was also her coach.
She set the record for most singles titles at the Australian Open with six.
Her parents are Richard Williams and Oracene Price. In 2016, she got engaged to reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. She and Alexis welcomed a daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., in September 2017. The couple married in November 2017. She was previously in a relationship with her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou.
She earned her first career grand slam singles title by defeating Martina Hingis in the final match at the 1999 US Open.