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#CCOTW: CELEBRITY CRUSH OF THE WEEK – SERENA WILLIAMS

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Our crush of the week is multi award winning celebrity tennis star, Serena Jameka Williams. Serena who was born on September 26, 1981 is a top American professional tennis player and business woman . The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on seven occasions, for seventh time on January 30, 2017. In total, she has been world No. 1 for 310 weeks, which ranks her 3rd in the Open Era among female tennis players. Williams’ accomplishments and success in professional tennis have led some commentators, players, and sports writers to regard her as the greatest female tennis player of all time.

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Asides her tennis career, Serena is a variety as she has an all-round interest in other entertainment sectors like fashion. She has also bagged multiple major endorsements outside tennis.

            Serena showed her first love for fashion with an endorsement deal and line she had with Puma. In April 2004, it was said she signed a deal worth US$40 million for a line with Nike. Since 2004, she has also been running her own line of designer apparel called “Aneres”—her first name spelled backward. In 2009, she launched a signature collection of handbags and jewellery called Signature Statement.

In early 2010, Williams became a certified nail technician in preparation for her upcoming nail collection with a company called HairTech. In 2015, she became the first black female athlete to have a picture by herself on the cover of Vogue, talk about a hot achiever!

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Last year, on December 29, 2016, our celebrity crush Serena Williams announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. No doubt that we are all Looking forward to beautiful mini Serenas’ and her happy journey with her found heartthrob.  Here are some more style photos of our celebrity crush for the week.

 

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Taste of Tennis Week: Taste of Tennis Gala - Red Carpet Arrivals Featuring: Serena Williams Where: New York City, New York, United States When: 27 Aug 2015 Credit: Ivan Nikolov/WENN.com

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Photocredit: Pinterest

 

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