Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player who is one half of the sensational tennis duo “The Williams Sisters”. She is the younger sister of Venus Williams.
She has won the most number of Grand Slams singles titles (23) by any player in the Open Era.
Williams and her older sister were coached by their parents; Richard Williams and Oracene Price.
Serena Williams Illness: What Disease Does Serena Williams Have?
Being at the top of your sport is no mean feat, but to do so for over two decades is simply sensational.
It is even more sensational when it is done with some personal battles.
Serena, who has been a top athletic all her life, in 2011 developed a condition called Pulmonary Embolism.
It is a condition that can be fatal and requires constant medication. The condition occurs when clots of blood form in a large vein and break into the circulatory system. This then leads to clots in the lungs, thereby clogging arteries that supply blood to the entire body.
Williams’ condition has been treated.