Heart-Warming Moment of Friendship as 41-Year-Old Serena Williams Wins Over American Singer Kelly Rowland With a Special Moment in the Kitchen

Published 04/25/2023, 7:52 AM EDT

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Serena Williams, through her incredible career, gave millions of people hope and the motivation to follow their dreams resiliently. To succeed in her career, she underwent a lot of training. And now that she has finally rested her racquet, Williams is leisurely spending time with her friends and family. Her career demanded that she devote a major chunk of her time to training and playing on the Tour. Now, with a considerable amount of time on her hands, she is making up for all the lost time by giving her friends and family delightful surprises. Recently, she made the day of one of her closest friends, Kelly Rowland, by giving her an unexpected visit.

Serena Williams makes her friend’s day with a surprise visit

After turning pro in 1995, Williams grilled herself on the court for her dream till 2022. She is now undoubtedly the GOAT of the WTA Tour, after she clinched 23 Grand Slam titles. After achieving her goals, she finally rested her racquet in 2022 after playing at the US Open. Now, she is using all her free time to give joyous surprises to her loved ones.


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Recently, her friend and American singer Kelly Rowland made Williams’ fans jealous as the tennis legend paid her an unexpected visit. The former world no. 1 showed off her astounding baking skills as she visited her friend. Williams made her day sweeter by baking her cinnamon rolls, her new baking expertise.


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Her friends and family, who gave her unwavering support during her time on the tour, hardly got any time when she was active. So, now she is making up for that.


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However, it is not only her friend who has had a taste of her newly found passion for baking. The head chef who has led the way in baking at her home is the one who needs to be complimented.

Alexis Ohanian gets a sweet surprise from his wife and daughter Olympia

The Reddit co-founder has made it his goal to make baking a family tradition. Therefore, he has ardently taught Olympia how to make pancakes and cupcakes on weekends. His hard work finally bore fruit on New Year’s Day. Williams’ husband shared through Twitter the sweet cake surprise that he got from his wife and daughter. They made him a decorated, baked cake, which made his heart melt.


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Now, the whole family has mastered the art of baking. What is it that you like the most about the Williams-Ohanian family? Let us know in the comments below.


Written by:

Shivali Sharma


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Shivali Sharma is a tennis writer at EssentiallySports, who specializes in off-court topics and has a particular focus on the legendary ‘Queen of the Court’, Serena Williams. With a wealth of experience in the industry, Shivali has authored numerous articles covering varied topics concerning the 23-time Grand Slam champion, including her personal life, career, and more. In addition to her work on Serena Williams, Shivali is also a huge fan of Naomi Osaka and admires the four-time Major winner, particularly for her advocacy for mental health.
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Tony Thomas