Serena Williams quotes express her life and desires on and off the tennis court. She has seen many ups and downs in the tennis world but can still be considered one of tennis’ greats. There were times in her life that she just seemed unstoppable and dominated the sport. The death of Kobe Bryant was a shock for her, they were good friends. In her quotes she shares intimate moments and how she became one of the best.
Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player and former world No. 1. She boast something than no other person can, she has won 23 major singles titles, the most by any man or woman in the Open Era. Age hasn’t been her friend and like all other players, it seems the main component of being number one or number 9. Serena and LeBron James were named the Athletes of the decade by Associated Press. Below are a number of quotes by Serena Williams.
“I really think a champion is defined not by their wins, but by how they can recover when they fall.”
“The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. make sure you’re very strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble."
“I think you should work on yourself until the day you die."
“I always believe I can beat the best, achieve the best. I always see myself in the top position."
“Everyone’s dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard.”
"Luck has nothing to do with it, I have spent many, many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come."
“When you lose you get up, you make it better, you try again."
“I just never give up, I fight to the end. You can’t go out and say, ‘I want a bag of never say die spirit.’ It’s not for sale. it has to be innate."
“You can be whatever size you are, and you can be beautiful both inside and out. we’re always told what’s beautiful and what’s not, and that’s not right."
“You have to believe in yourself when no one else does."
“You can become strong, and powerful, and beautiful."
“I can’t become satisfied, because if I get satisfied, I’ll be like, ‘oh, I’ve won Wimbledon, I’ve won the US Open. Now can I relax.’ But now people are really going to be fighting to beat me.”
“Overpower. Overtake. Overcome."
“Whatever fear I have inside me, my desire to win is always stronger."
“It doesn’t matter what your background is or where you come from, if you have dreams and goals, that’s all that matters."
“I am who I am. I love who I am."
“If anything, you know, I think losing makes me even more motivated."
“Strong is beautiful."
“I’m really excited. I smile a lot, and I win a lot."
"You have to be fearless to have success."
“Everything comes at a cost. Just what are you willing to pay for it?"
"I think it’s a good example for a lot of other people who are playing tennis or going to school who want to do something. You have to work hard at it. Nothing comes for free."
“My smile is my favorite part of my body. I think a smile can make your whole body."
“I just hate to lose. When I am on the court, it is like my life depends on it."
“I’m just about winning."
“Different is good."
“I’m a perfectionist. I’m pretty much insatiable. I feel there are so many things I can improve on."
“I want to be a giving women and just a nice person in general."
"I decided I can’t pay a person to rewind time, so I may as well get over it."
“Family first, and that’s what matters most. we realize that our love goes deeper than the tennis game."
“I love my body, and I would never change anything about it. I’m not asking you to like my body. I’m just asking you to let me be me."
“Don’t let anybody work harder than you do."
“I’ve always considered myself the best and the top. I never considered that I was out of it."
“If I don’t get it right, I don’t stop until I do."
“I’ve always been a fighter and I’ve always fought through things my whole life."
“I love who I am, and I encourage other people to love and embrace who they are. But it definitely wasn’t easy, it took me a while."
“Your legacy is what you did with your life."
“I am not a robot. I have a heart and I bleed."
“I’m thankful to my family, friends, and fans for all their support."
“Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and at some point you will."
“Nothing comes to a sleeper but a dream."
“Legendary? I don’t know. I’m just Serena."
“Tennis is mostly mental. You win or lose the match before you even go out there."
Serena Williams quotes are very inspiring as she shares what propelled her to success. In a movie portraying the Williams sisters, Will Smith plays their dad. I hope that you find her quotes motivating and be inspired to be the best you.