Tennis Identity

Serena Williams, crazy on court and having a ball.


There's a great interview with Serena Williams just up on Fitness Magazine's website; hot cover shot ehh? The softer side of tennis' WTA #1 loves show tunes, dancing, karaoke and fashion but…don't let her fun loving white and pink Fiat fool you when she pulls up to a tennis court. 

“That’s when Serena Williams comes out and she’s nuts," says Williams. "That really upsets me. It’s not the real me…. Even for me, it’s shocking to see."


"I think of myself as two different people. There's the Serena Williams that everyone knows: She's crazy. She can't make a mistake. And she's angry and just not nice, to be honest. I'm only that person for three hours a day, when I'm on the court. The rest of the time I'm just Serena. I'm the class clown."


I won't spoil the article. It's a fun piece that covers Serena's softer side, her fitness regime, the foods she craves, and why she's jealous of Carrie Underwood. Read on and be sure to look for her playlist. It's quite revealing.

The article will be be out in print April 22 in Fitness Magazine's May issue.

Images copyright:Jeff Olsen/Fitness magazine