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Happy Birthday, Serena Williams! Here’s All the Times the Tennis Rock Star Was Too Lit!

Tennis phenom and best athlete period, Serena Williams, turns 35 today! Williams has accomplished so much and kicked down several doors in just 35 years. The winner of 22 grand slam titles has been ranked number 1 in the world on six different occasions.

Take a look at all the times Williams was too lit on and off the court!

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1.) Twerking in Beyonce’s “Sorry” 

Happy Birthday, Serena Williams! Here's 8 Times the Tennis Rock Star Was Too Lit! - Jawbreaker

Williams was a pleasant surprise when she made a cameo appearance in Beyonce‘s LEMONADE visual album during its HBO premiere. It’s no secret Williams likes to dance, and twerking is her thing!

2.) Crip Walking to Celebrate A Gold Medal 

Happy Birthday, Serena Williams! Here's 8 Times the Tennis Rock Star Was Too Lit! - Jawbreaker

Williams stayed true to her Compton, Calif. roots by crip walking at the 2012 Olympics to celebrate her first singles gold medal. (She was playing against Maria Sharapova.) When you continue to dominate the competition, you can do things like this.

3.) Does a split on the tennis court

What other athlete do you know can fall into a split on the court, but still be ready to play?

Happy Birthday, Serena Williams! Here's 8 Times the Tennis Rock Star Was Too Lit! - Jawbreaker

4.) Appeared in a Memphis Bleek video

Happy Birthday, Serena Williams! Here's 8 Times the Tennis Rock Star Was Too Lit! - Jawbreaker

Back in the early 2000s, when Williams was first becoming a household name, she appeared in rapper, Memphis Bleek‘s video for his song, “Do My.” Williams does a scene with Jay Z where she serves him a ball and well, it was too much for him.

5.) Quoteable press conferences

Happy Birthday, Serena Williams! Here's 8 Times the Tennis Rock Star Was Too Lit! - Jawbreaker

Win or lose, Williams never holds anything back from her post-match press conferences. She’s always honest about her play whether she wins or loses.

5.) Winning Wimbledon

Happy Birthday, Serena Williams! Here's 8 Times the Tennis Rock Star Was Too Lit! - Jawbreaker

Last year, Williams won Wimbledon, and even though it was far from her firs title there, she was still geeked. She was so excited to see her name engraved as winner.

6.) Standing up for herself on the court

Happy Birthday, Serena Williams! Here's 8 Times the Tennis Rock Star Was Too Lit! - Jawbreaker

Williams has a nice and humble attitude, but she doesn’t hesitate to stand up for herself during matches, when she feels like she isn’t being treated fairly. The tennis referees know her very well.

Brittney Fennell

Brittney Fennell

Brittney is the Associate Editor of Jawbreaker and a writer who has goals to disrupt culture in ways unseen.