Serena Williams has nine siblings, including half-siblings. Her sister, Venus Williams, is her only full-blood sibling, since the two share the same mother and father.Know More
Tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams are the only children of the union between Richard Williams and Oracene Price, who met in 1979. Venus was born in 1980 followed by Serena in 1981. Oracene Price had three daughters from her first marriage to Yusef Rasheed. Richard Williams had three sons and two daughters from his marriage to Betty Johnson. This leaves Serena and Venus with a total of eight half-siblings.
The eldest daughter of Oracene, Yetunde Price, was murdered in 2003. Prior to her death, Yetunde had served as a personal assistant to Serena and Venus. The parents of the Williams sisters both acted as coaches for their tennis-playing daughters.Learn more about Tennis
Serena Williams wears a size 10 dress, according to a 2010 report by the "Washington Post." She previously wore a size 12, but after losing some weight, she does not wear a size 12 dress any longer.Full Answer >
Different surfaces provide varying degrees of friction or sliding force, which may affect the bounce of a tennis ball. The amount of friction that the tennis ball experiences depends largely on the coefficient of friction of the surface that it hits.Full Answer >
Both physical and mental skills are needed to play tennis. The physical skills include athleticism, speed, balance and hand-eye coordination. The mental skills include decision making, motivation, concentration and competitiveness.Full Answer >
On an indoor tennis court in France on June 20, 1789, members of the Estates-General took a vow not to disband until a new constitution was put into place for France. The group, known as the Third Estate, the lower echelon of the Estates-General national assembly, took this vow because of the problems related to the reign of France's King Louis XVI.Full Answer >