Kim Kardashian Sends Serena Williams Love as Tennis Queen Turns 40

Published 09/26/2021, 11:05 PM EDT
Tennis – A Day at the Drive Exhibition – Memorial Drive Tennis Club, Adelaide, Australia – Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts during her match against Japan’s Naomi Osaka at A Day at The Drive REUTERS/Morgan Sette


23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has been a massive inspiration for women, in the world of sports and otherwise. Tennis would not be the same as it is today without her. Hence, as the legend turned 40-years-old today, she received wishes from all around the world. American television and social media personality Kim Kardashian also wished the tennis queen on her birthday.

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On this joyous occasion, Kim uploaded pictures with her friend Serena on her Instagram stories. In one photo, the two are sipping from teacups, and the other shows them wearing party outfits.

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Kardashian wrote, “Happy Birthday, Serena Williams. Love you always!!!!”

Even from a young age, Serena had what it took to become a legend. However, her journey was far from easy as she faced numerous adversities in her professional and personal life. But she kept coming back, more resilient than ever. At 40, she still inhibits all the graciousness and the hunger to do her best on the court.

Serena Williams of the United States shows her emotion to the crowd after winning her Women’s Singles semi-final match against Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine on day eleven of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 05, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Tennis society wishes Serena Williams on her 40th birthday

All four Grand Slam tournaments sent their wishes to the living legend on Twitter. They even shared Serena’s most famous moments, victory speeches on this special day.

Australian Open shared all the speeches and wrote, “Living her best life Down Under.”

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The French Open went with a picture of Serena competing at the revered clay-court tournament. It captioned it, “40 – heart emoji (love). Happy 40th birthday to our 3-time champion, Serena Williams.”

Afterwards, the only grass-court Grand Slam event, the Wimbledon Championships, shared a collage of her notable sporting achievements. Wimbledon wrote, “Memories upon memories upon memories. The incomparable Serena Williams turns 40 today.”

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Lastly, the US Open uploaded a video on YouTube of the newly 40-year-old’s 40 great moments of their tournament. “Legend status – 100 number emoji. Celebrate 40 years of Serena Williams by taking a look back at her 40 greatest US Open moments,” it captioned the video on Twitter.

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In conclusion, the tennis world hopes to see Serena back on the Tour soon and see her lift the long-awaited 24th Grand Slam title. Indeed, it would be the best present for her. Happy 40th, Tennis Queen! 

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Purav Joshi

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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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