WATCH: Serena Williams and Her Daughter Send Social Media Buzzing With a Short Dance Performance

Published 09/10/2021, 6:00 AM EDT
Serena Williams of the USA celebrates with daughter Alexis Olympia after winning the final match against Jessica Pegula of USA at ASB Tennis Centre in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)


Serena Williams is arguably one of the most popular tennis players in today’s time. Alongside her daughter Olympia, the 39-year-old continues to engage with fans as she recovers from a hamstring injury.

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Earlier today, the 23-time Grand Slam champion shared a video of the duo dancing together.

Serena Williams takes to dancing while recoveing from injury

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In recent times, Serena’s daughter Olympia made frequent appearances on her Instagram profile. From carrying out practice sessions to baking lessons, the duo have done it all. In fact, the four-year-old also has an Instagram account of her own, which has over 600k followers.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JANUARY 12: Alexis Olympia, daughter of Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian congratulate Serena Williams after she won her final match against Jessica Pegula of USA at ASB Tennis Centre on January 12, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

During the last few months, TikTok videos have gained massive popularity. Millions across the world took creativity to another level by creating short videos with different elements ranging from humor to information featuring in such videos.

Earlier today, Williams shared a video of her dancing with her daughter Olympia. The song they chose was “How Far I’ll Go” by Auli’i Cravalho. This song featured in the highly-popular animated film, Moana, produced by Disney in 2016, five years ago.

The 39-year-old only shared a small clip from the entire video on Instagram. However, the duo looked quite entertaining as they attempted to get the coordination between their movements correctly.

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Could Williams return to the court in 2021?

Prior to the US Open, many thought the 23-time Grand Slam champion would make it to the hard court Grand Slam. However, just days before the tournament, Williams announced the need for more recovery time.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 27: Serena Williams of the United States attends a practice session ahead of The Championships – Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 27, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by AELTC/Pool/Getty Images)

Although she may not qualify for the year-end WTA Finals, Indian Wells provides the next big opportunity for her comeback. With 2021 running out thick and fast, Williams will be hoping to compete in a few tournaments before the 2022 season.

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Sanket Nair

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Sanket Nair is an F1 Author at EssentiallySports. A Sports Management graduate, he is a huge fan of Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo and hopes to see Red Bull break Mercedes' dominance and win the World Championship soon. Sanket has been hooked to the sport ever since he watched the battle for the 2010 World Championship go down to the wire at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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