Serena Williams Reveals Her Message Behind Inspiring Daughter Olympia and the Next Generation

Published 03/25/2021, 2:30 AM EDT
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)


23-time Grand Slam champion, Serena Williams, through her many unbelievable battles, revolutionized the stage for women athletes. At 39, the tennis queen continues to inspire the next generation of girls along with her three-year-old daughter Olympia.

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The mother and daughter recently wrapped up their first fashion shoot together for the American shoe brand, Stuart Weitzman. Looking at their campaign, it isn’t at all hard to consider them the most adorable mother-daughter pair.

The American professional also appeared in a virtual conversation with the Chief Marketing Officer of the company. Here, she revealed the message behind inspiring the next generation and Olympia.

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Serena Williams on inspiring her daughter and millions of young girls

Serena Williams has overcome numerous challenges on and off the court. Undoubtedly, she is one of the role models that every young girl can look up to without hesitance. 

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)

With a career that has already spanned more than two decades, the four-time Olympic Gold medallist continues to chase her dream. On inspiring girls, she said, “I really hope that I inspire Olympia and the next generation of girls to believe that anything is possible. Mostly, to believe in themselves and be strong.”

Additionally, she expressed how women inspire one another in more than one way. She said, “The idea that we inspire those younger than us is amazing,” Serena said. “But we also inspire each and every one of us in every single way and every step that we take every single day.

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Serena Williams’s 2021 Schedule

Unfortunately, the 8-time Miami Open winner is not playing at this year’s Miami edition due to an oral surgery complication. However, she will look forward to competing in a tournament soon.

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 18, 2021 Serena Williams of the U.S. leaves the court after losing her semi-final match against Japan’s Naomi Osaka REUTERS/Loren Elliott

As of now, the primary goal for Serena is to win her 24th Grand Slam title. Thus, her schedule will be adapted with her objectives for the season in mind.

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If things go as planned, fans might catch the American preparing for the French Open at clay-court tournaments. Considering her strong run at the Australian Open 2021, Serena won’t be going away without her 24thSlam.

Do you think Serena can win her #24 Major title this year?

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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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