Serena Williams as Wonder Woman Set to Make a Debut on Snapchat

Published 09/27/2021, 4:30 PM EDT
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)


23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams recently turned 40. Over the years, the American legend has established herself as an ambassador of the sport. It is because of this reason that she has also become the face of many big companies today.

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Serena Williams has always been interested in movies and comics. She has even worked in some of them and continues to attend many shows and premiers whenever she gets some time off. Intriguingly, a film starring Will Smith, King Richard, is coming out soon, focusing on her father.

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Serena Williams’ comic digital series gets launched on DirecTV

Interestingly, fans will now see the portrayal of Serena as the ‘Wonder Woman’ in a digital comic series. She recently did an advertisement on DirecTV in which saw played the role of Wonder Woman.

The commercial got such a huge response that her comic character is now featuring in a four-part series- ‘Serving Up Justice’. Its chapter one is out and available on DirecTV.

In addition, a Twitter emoji and a Snapchat AR filter will get released on October 6, 2021. Thus, fans can actually picture themselves in a Serena-inspired Wonder Woman filter now.

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Serena in the 2021 tennis season

On the tennis court, Serena hasn’t quite enjoyed a vintage season in 2021. She is yet to win a title on the WTA tour despite delivering some good performances at the Grand Slams.

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Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 29, 2021. Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during her first round match against Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

The 40-year-old got off to a great start at the Australian Open 2021. She defeated many top-seeded players and reached the semi-finals. Even though she failed to get past beyond this stage, she played some really attacking tennis in Melbourne.

Williams failed to deliver on both clay and grass courts this year. While she couldn’t go past the pre-quarters at the French Open 2021, a leg injury ruled her out of the Wimbledon Championships 2021 without completing a single set there.

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Serena is still chasing the elusive 24th Grand Slam, will ‘Wonder Woman’ be able to pull it off in 2022?

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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 500 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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