WATCH: Serena Williams’ Happy Side in New Super Bowl Ad With Anthony Davis and Others

Published 01/25/2021, 10:30 PM EST
Serena Williams of The United States celebrates victory during the Ladies Singles second round match against Christina McHale of the United States on day five of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

In the world of sports, the Super Bowl commercials are as big as any tournament. While companies market their products in the championship game of the NFL, they also tend to paint a larger-than-life portrait. This year, the American beer company Michelob Ultra went off the court with Serena Williams to give winning a happy meaning.


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Besides the 23-time Grand Slam champion, the ad also stars many distinguished athletes including basketball great Anthony Davis. They are having a good time throughout the 60-second video, stating that joy leads to winning matches.


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Serena unveils her ‘happy’ side in the new Super Bowl Ad

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 10: 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)

The 4-time Olympic Gold medallist, Serena Williams, has always been a high-spirited athlete. Her more than 20-year long career is a testimony to her passion for the sport. But along with tennis, joy has been a driving force for the American.

And so in the ‘Happy’ Super Bowl ad, she is not hitting the famous ‘Serena Serve’. Instead, she is having a good time, singing karaoke with her friends.

Along with the American tennis champion, hoops star Anthony Davis and golfer Brooks Koepka also showed their happy-side.

The 7-time Wimbledon winner shared the video on her Instagram handle, and her caption read, “Victory is temporary, but joy is eternal. Grateful for all of the joyful moments, big and small.”

The 39-year-old American is ready to kick-off another season at the Australian Open 2021. And this video aligns perfectly with her mindset going Down Under.

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Serena Williams aims for #24 in Australia

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates after winning a point during her Women’s Singles second-round match against Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia on day three of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

In the Open Era of tennis, Serena is the leading Grand Slams winner among men and women. However, she is one major title behind Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24.

To equal that record, the former World No. 1 will have to play only her very best tennis ahead. And given her reputation, she will not go down without a fight.


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Before traveling to Australia, Williams mentioned that her best tennis is yet to come. She also conveyed that her passion and happiness associated with the sport are still intact.

Through all this, one thing is clear; the American is up for a good time on a tennis court. Her season begins with a star-studded exhibition match in Adelaide in the coming week. Following that, Serena Williams will take on the Australian Open 2021.

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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.