Serena Williams Reveals Her Weirdest Guilty-Pleasure Purchase

Published 12/08/2020, 1:00 AM EST
Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her Ladies’ Singles Quarter-Finals match against Camila Giorgi of Italy on day eight of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


One of America’s greatest tennis player, Serena Williams, is one Grand Slam away from equalling the all-time major titles record. Recently, this legend spoke about one of her weirdest guilty-pleasure purchase item. The answer left both Serena and the interviewer in chuckles.

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At 39, the American is still in pursuit of tennis glory. However, besides tennis, Serena has a great hand in business, philanthropy, fashion, and investing. But when she revealed her favorite secret present to herself, even she was forced to say, “That’s really random.”

“It’s property”: Serena Williams on guilty-pleasure purchases

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Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her Women’s Singles third round match against Sloane Stephens of the United States on Day Six of the 2020 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 05, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Since the 2017 Australian Open triumph, the 39 years-old has been waiting to obtain her 24 Grand Slam. In 2018 and 2019, Serena finished as the runner-up at the US Open and the Wimbledon Championships. The American has now confirmed that she will participate in the 2021 Australian Open.

Just as she seeks her next win in tennis, Williams is also always on the hunt to fulfill a rather quirky indulgence. She disclosed, “I have the weirdest one, ‘it’s property’.”

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Following one of the biggest ideals of American philosophy, Serena collects property all around the world. Considering this, one might assume that she buys to sell later like most, but she denied this. “I don’t sell a lot, and when I do I regret it,” said the four-time Olympic Gold medallist.

In her latest endeavor, Serena is decorating her new house in Miami, Florida. For the same, Serena hired her sister Venus Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam winner and also a four-time Olympic Gold winner.

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Will Serena win her 24 major title in Australia?

Serena Williams of The United States celebrates victory during her ladies singles’ first-round match against Kurumi Nara of Japan during Day five of the 2019 French Open at Roland Garros on May 30, 2019, in Paris, France. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

There has been an enormous buzz since Roger Federer and Serena Williams committed to playing Down Under. Both, at the age of 39, are passionate about the sport and aim to contribute more.

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Federer and Serena have been professional tennis players for more than two decades. Interestingly, the American and the Swiss made a staggering comeback after injury at the 2017 Australian Open. Therefore, it raises further excitement as the duo will take on the first Grand Slam tournament next year.

Do you think Serena will equal Margaret Court’s all-time major titles record in Australia? And will Roger take a lead from Rafael Nadal and lift his 21 Grand Slam at Melbourne Park? Only time will tell.

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Purav Joshi is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Having a degree in Films, Television and Media Production, he guided his passion for writing and journalism into the sport of aces and rallies. With over 2 years of experience as a copywriter, Purav has authored over 500 tennis articles.

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