She is seeded number one at 2015 Wimbledon championships. Here are few interesting facts about her...

1. She and sister Venus Williams were steered towards tennis at a very early age. Both girls were taught at home to maximize the amount of time available for tennis practice.

2. She faced sister Venus in the final of the 1999 Lipton Championships, making it the first time since 1884 that two sisters had faced each other in the final of a pro event (Venus won).

3. That same year, she won the U.S. Open women's singles title and became the first black woman to win a Grand Slam professional tennis tournament since Althea Gibson in 1958.

4. Her oldest sister Yetunde Price was murdered in Los Angeles, California in the fall of 2003.

5. in January 2003, she won the Australian Open tennis championship, completing the 'grand slam' of women's tennis.

6. At the 2004 US Open, Williams wore denim skirts and knee-high boots-tournament officials, however, did not allow her to wear the boots during matches.

7. In 2011, Serena underwent an emergency treatment for a hematoma related to a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot in her lungs.

8. At the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, she won two gold medals, in women's doubles and women's singles-her first singles gold medal.

9. In 2013 at age 31, Serena Williams became the oldest female tennis player to be ranked number 1since computer rankings began in 1975. This is the sixth time in her career to be ranked number one.

10. Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world five times and has earned more prize money than any other female player in history.

11. She earns USD 15-20 million per year outside of tennis endorsing companies like Nike and Kraft Foods.

12. She has has won 64 career singles titles, 22 doubles titles and two mixed doubles titles. This includes 34 Grand Slam titles - 19 singles titles, 13 doubles titles and two mixed doubles titles.

13. Serena is the last player to pull the French Open/Wimbledon double.

14. With all this Serena domination, here’s an odd stat: In her last 16 Slams, she has seven wins and seven exits in the fourth round of before.

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