5 Reason Why Serena Williams’ French Open Win Is Significant


Camille Augustin | June 12, 2013 - 11:51 am



2. The California native remains a role model for the African American Community.

Since breaking onto the scene with her first singles win at the 1999 U.S. Open, Serena has proved to be a groundbreaking athlete and a role model for African American women across the country as she overcame adversity and stayed focused on her goals.

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