“This is Fun”: Serena Williams Tries Her Luck With Olympia’s Toys

Published 10/23/2021, 3:47 PM EDT
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)


Serena Williams and her daughter Olympia share a really special and cute bond. The 23-time Grand Slam champion loves to play and enjoy with her whenever she gets some free time. Interestingly, she also has a habit of posting about her daughter’s day-to-day activities on her social media accounts.

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Fans also love to watch both Serena and Olympia together. Undoubtedly, they are one of the most popular mother-daughter pairs in the entire world.

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Serena Williams decides to play with some of Olympia’s toys

Recently, Serena spent a quality day with her daughter and recorded it in an adorable video. In the clip, one could see her sitting across a table full of toys as Olympia looked engrossed in joining the pieces. The 4-YO was right in front of her mother as Serena decided to shoot a short clip for her IG story.

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)

“Alright, this is fun… putting this together with this little girl. Let’s see what we are gonna do next,” said Serena in the video.

One could watch a number of toys including some tiny sharks, a few ninja blades, and other items on the table. The former World No.1 even hinted that they were about to do something really intriguing.

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Serena is yet to win a Grand Slam title in front of her daughter

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Even though Williams has won 23 majors in her career, she hasn’t won a single Grand Slam in front of her daughter. Her last major victory came at the Australian Open 2017 when she was two-months pregnant.

Serena Williams in action during her first round ladies’ singles match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich on centre court. Day two of Wimbledon at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Picture date: Tuesday June 29, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images)

In these four and a half years, Serena has played four Grand Slam finals. However, she failed to finish on the winning side on every single occasion and thus, is yet to lift a trophy with her daughter cheering from her box. Even though she has won a few titles in the mean time, the grand moment of her record-equalling 24th slam is still unticked on the list.

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The Queen is 40 now and therefore, there are high chances that she can bid goodbye to the sport anytime. However, fans still back her and believe that she still has a lot of tennis left inside her. Will she be able to win yet another Grand Slam before announcing her retirement?

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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 1000 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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