“Most Inspiring and Important Content”: Serena Williams Announces Exciting News for Her Fans

Published 04/14/2021, 3:42 AM EDT
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 22: Serena Williams speaks on stage during keynote conversation at 2019 Watermark Conference for Women Silicon Valley at San Jose McEnery Convention Center on February 22, 2019 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Marla Aufmuth/WireImage)


Tennis queen Serena Williams is renowned in the world for more than just the sport. She is a successful businesswoman, investor, has her whole fashion line, and is a whole-hearted philanthropist. Recently, she checked in on another noteworthy domain – television.

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Serena Williams joins hands with Amazon Studios for her docuseries

The 23-time Grand Slam champion has signed a first-look contract with American film distributing company Amazon Studios. She is said to be bringing her personal and professional life stories into a docuseries that is still in the making. However, the deal is also open to other scripts in the future.

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Serena Williams of the United States celebrates defeating Catherine McNally of the United States during their Women’s Singles second-round match on day three of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2019, in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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A first-look contract means that Amazon Studios will have the first chance to read and buy her script. The 39-year-old American and her coach Patrick Mouratoglou are both executive producers on it.

In the era of the extensive portrayal of characters and their stories, Serena Williams‘ story would be a sell-out. Until now, she has inspired the world from a tennis court, but now she would take fans on a different journey.

Serena said“I’m very excited to be partnering with Amazon Studios – they are developing some of the most inspiring and important content for a global audience. I have a lot of stories I’m eager to tell, including a continuation of my own, and I look forward to sharing those with the world.”

Furthermore, numerous docuseries are already lined up behind the first one. Undoubtedly, tennis fans will be eager to know Willliams’ story more closely.

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Film on Venus and Serena’s father Richard Williams

Running parallel to the pipeline with Amazon Studios is the story that HBO is also coming out with; however, Venus and Serena’s father, Richard, will be its protagonist. The film stars Will Smith and is titled “King Richard.” Therefore, it is fair to say that this is part of the Williams family’s legacy, and they will be long-remembered on this planet.

Serena Williams (R) of the USA celebrates with her father Richard Williams and sister Venus Williams after her Ladies’ Singles final match against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 7, 2012, in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Serena played her last match against Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open 2021 semifinals, where she lost 6-3, 6-4. She is eyeing her return at the Italian Open 2021 next month.

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Most importantly, Serena dreams of winning the 24th Grand Slam title before she hangs her racquet. If she takes on a few clay tournaments, she would have a good chance at claiming the French Open 2021 title.

Do you think Serena will win her #24 this year?

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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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