The Hollywood star Will Smith is currently working on the production of the film ‘King Richard’, based on the life of the father of Serena and Venus Williams. In addition to the above-mentioned Smith, who obviously construed to Richard Williams, Jon Bernthal and Aunjaneu Ellis will also form part of the cast.
The 39 Grand Slam titles for Serena placed her in third place of the list of all-time and second in the Open Era: 23 in singles, 14 in women’s doubles and two in mixed doubles. It is the player’s most recent to have had the four Grand Slam titles simultaneously (2002-03 and 2014-15) and the third player to achieve this twice, after Rod Laver and Graf.
In 2019, was ranked 63 in the list of the athletes best paid in the world by Forbes. It is also the player’s most recent to have won a Grand Slam title on each surface (hard, clay and grass) in a calendar year (2015).
It is also, along with her older sister Venus, the player more recent to have had the four doubles titles Grand Slam for women at the same time (2009-10). In a statement to Sports Illustrated, Smith shared his thoughts on Serena Williams: “She represents the realization of the impossible.
She should not exist. If you look at the numbers, you can’t do a Serena Williams with the ingredients that were Serena and Venus Williams. Therefore, she represents a beacon of possibilities “
Bernthal plays the role of the tennis coach Rick Macci, who initially trained Serena and Venus in Florida during the 1990s. And Ellis plays the role of the mother of Serena and Venus, Brandi Williams.