From Braids And Beads To Ballin' At Wimbledon: The Evolution Of Serena Williams
The world was first introduced to Serena Williams when the pre-teen athlete burst onto the scene with her sister Venus donning matching hairstyles and a mouth full of braces.
Proving to naysayers that Black girls could have a place in the world of competitive tennis, we've seen the younger Williams sister grow before our very eyes---ditching braids and beads and opting for high fashion and flowing weaves.
Currently sidelined for a foot injury and previously withstanding surgery for a pulmonary embolism, we can't wait to see this Williams sister back where she belongs---on the court this fall.
Until then, take a look back at the evolution of Serena Williams below.