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65 Inspirational Serena Williams Quotes On Success

Last Updated May 2023

65 Inspirational Serena Williams Quotes On Success

Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player. The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight occasions, from 2002 to 2017. She became the world No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002. On the sixth occasion, she held the ranking for 186 consecutive weeks, tying the record set by Steffi Graf for the most consecutive weeks as world No. 1 by a female tennis player. In total, she has been world No. 1 for 319 weeks, which ranks her third in the Open Eraamong female tennis players. Some commentators, players and sports writers regard her as the greatest female tennis player of all time. May her quotes inspire you to work hard so that you make your dreams a reality.

1. “I really think a champion is defined not by their wins, but by how they can recover when they fall.” Serena Williams

2. “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.” Serena Williams

3. “I think you should work on yourself until the day you die.” Serena Williams

4. “I always believe I can beat the best, achieve the best. I always see myself in the top position.” Serena Williams

5. “Everyone’s dream can come true if you just stick to it and work hard.” Serena Williams

6. “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.” Serena Williams

7. “When you lose you get up, you make it better, you try again.” Serena Williams

8. “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.” Serena Williams

9. “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.” Serena Williams

10. “You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.” Serena Williams

11. “You can become strong, and powerful, and beautiful.” Serena Williams

12. “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.” Serena Williams

13. “Overpower. Overtake. Overcome.” Serena Williams

14. “Whatever fear I have inside me, my desire to win is always stronger.” Serena Williams

15. “It doesn’t matter what your background is or where you come from, if you have dreams and goals, that’s all that matters.” Serena Williams

16. “I am who I am. I love who I am.” Serena Williams

17. “If anything, you know, I think losing makes me even more motivated.” Serena Williams

18. “Strong is beautiful.” Serena Williams

19. “I’m really excited. I smile a lot, and I win a lot.” Serena Williams

20. “You have to be fearless to have success.” Serena Williams

21. “Everything comes at a cost. Just what are you willing to pay for it?” Serena Williams

22. “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.” Serena Williams

23. “My smile is my favorite part of my body. I think a smile can make your whole body.” Serena Williams

24. “I just hate to lose. When I am on the court, it is like my life depends on it.” Serena Williams

25. “I’m just about winning.” Serena Williams

26. “Different is good.” Serena Williams

27. “I’m a perfectionist. I’m pretty much insatiable. I feel there are so many things I can improve on.” Serena Williams

28. “I want to be a giving women and just a nice person in general.” Serena Williams

29. “I decided I can’t pay a person to rewind time, so I may as well get over it.” Serena Williams

30. “Family first, and that’s what matters most. we realize that our love goes deeper than the tennis game.” Serena Williams

31. “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.” Serena Williams

32. “What’s going to make me happy is going on the court and holding up trophies, singles and doubles.” Serena Williams

33. “I’ve always been a fighter and I’ve always fought through things my whole life.” Serena Williams

34. “I’ve always considered myself the best and the top. I never considered that I was out of it.” Serena Williams

35. “If I don’t get it right, I don’t stop until I do.” Serena Williams

36. “Don’t let anybody work harder than you do.” Serena Williams

37. “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.” Serena Williams

38. “Your legacy is what you did with your life.” Serena Williams

39. “I am not a robot. I have a heart and I bleed.” Serena Williams

40. “Venus told me the other day that champions don’t get nervous in tight situations. That really helped me a lot. I decided I shouldn’t get nervous and just do the best I can.” Serena Williams

41. “I’m thankful to my family, friends, and fans for all their support.” Serena Williams

42. “Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and at some point you will.” Serena Williams

43. “I’m just opening the next door for the next person.” Serena Williams

44. “Nothing comes to a sleeper but a dream.” Serena Williams

45. “Tennis is mostly mental. You win or lose the match before you even go out there.” Serena Williams

46. “I was tired of losing. Life was passing me by.” Serena Williams

47. “Legendary? I don’t know. I’m just Serena.” Serena Williams

48. “I don’t know if I’ve had my share of drama, but I’ve definitely had my share of hard times.” Serena Williams

49. “I’m so frugal, you wouldn’t believe it.” Serena Williams

50. “I’m a real extrovert, but when I’m around someone new, I’m super shy.” Serena Williams

51. “If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street, that’s concentration.” Serena Williams

52. “Tennis is just a game, family is forever.” Serena Williams

53. “I always say that when I’m playing well, no one can beat me. I’m not just saying that to sound full of myself or anything, but it’s true.” Serena Williams

54. “It’s always good to get a smaller tournament under your belt so that by the time you get to the Slams, you have a lot of experience.” Serena Williams

55. “All my life I’d woken up to tennis, tennis, tennis. Even if I don’y go to practice, I’m thinking about it all day.” Serena Williams

56. “I’m totally human.” Serena Williams

57. “Am I the greatest? I don’t know. I’m the greatest that I can be.” Serena Williams

58. “I don’t like to lose at anything. Yet I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s rewards, then losing is how he teaches us.” Serena Williams

59. “You just have to prove to yourself that you can go out there and be the best that you can be and not prove anything to anyone.” Serena Williams

60. “Growing up I wasn’t the richest, but I had a rich family in spirit. Standing here with 19 championships is something I never thought would happen. I went on a court just with a ball and a racket and with a hope, and that’s all I had.” Serena Williams

61. “Victory is very, very sweet. It tastes better than any dessert you’ve ever had.” Serena Williams

62. “If Plan A isn’t working, I have Plan B, Plan C, and even Plan D.” Serena Williams

63. “It’s remarkable she [Venus Williams] plays at all, given her Sjögren’s syndrome [an autoimmune disorder that can cause joint pain]. She’s back, winning tournaments. She didn’t allow society to tell her, “You have this disease; you can’t do that anymore.” I look at her, like, “She’s not playing at 100 percent. You are. You don’t have excuses.” Knowing what she went through helped me try to be a more positive person.” Serena Williams

64. “When you lose, you get up, you make it better, you try again.” Serena Williams

65. “I never thought about leaving a tennis legacy. I always thought about leaving a legacy of fulfillment, living out your dreams, and giving back.” Serena Williams


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3 years ago

wow i am so proud of her she did what she could and she won i am so so happy for her and proud for and impressed of her keep doing your work and god bless you have a nice day and a nice weekend.

Vinayak sutar
Vinayak sutar
3 years ago

Greatest tennis player of all time and great human being

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