“Baby Mozart”: Serena Williams Reveals Olympia Teaching Her an Intriguing Skill

Published 11/05/2021, 9:30 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)


23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and Olympia are one of the most popular mother-daughter pairs in the world. The two share a great bond and Serena often likes to play and have some fun with her whenever she gets some free time.

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Interestingly, Olympia is quite famous on social media as well. The credit again goes to her mother, who keeps posting about her day-to-day activities on Instagram.

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Serena Williams opens up about Olympia’s interest in Piano

In a recent interview with renowned TV host and comedian, Jimmy Kimmel, Serena admitted that even though Olympia doesn’t like tennis much, she plays the piano really well. She even sarcastically mentioned that it is perhaps because of the fact that she used to listen to a lot of piano music when Olympia was inside her belly.

“Well, she likes it enough. You know, she likes tennis but I don’t know. Honestly, she likes playing piano. Yeah, when she was in my belly, I played a lot of like, a lot piano music,” said Serena in the interview.

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Serena discloses that Olympia is giving her piano lessons

In the same interview, Serena highlighted that Olympia is not only taking piano lessons but teaching her how to play the instrument as well. She also stated that it is like having a baby Mozart at her home.

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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JANUARY 12: Serena Williams of the USA celebrates with daughter Alexis Olympia after winning the 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)

“She does and she’s teaching me. Like, I am not even kidding like I have baby Mozart of course. Every parent thinks they have like, right yeah, Beethoven or whatever,” added the tennis queen.

Serena Williams last played at the Wimbledon Championships 2021 where she injured her leg. And she is still recovering from a hamstring injury and fans hope that she returns to the court as soon as possible.

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 1000 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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