Born in 1981, Serena is a professional American tennis player. She was ranked number one by the Women’s Tennis Association on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017. On her sixth occasion, she ranked first for 186 consecutive weeks. Among active players, Serena holds world record for the most Grand Slam titles for singles, doubles and mixed doubles. She was the highest paid female athlete in the world in 2016, earning nearly $29 million in endorsements and prizes.