One storyline of Serena Williams' run at 22 Grand Slam titles is the admiration of her rivals. Williams is a few weeks away from her 34th birthday. Every young WTA star grew up watching her and sister Venus dominate tennis.
Williams' lengthy career also means she has been a role model for a second crop of fans. In a viral video, this youngster makes her love of Williams known. When describing her tennis, she says, "I was like Serena Williams."
No explanation needed. #serenawilliams #likeserenawilliams #kimraisingkim
Posted by Kimberly J. Harris on Thursday, September 3, 2015
She has the Sports Illustrated cover in hand and the voice arc of Mike Tirico at a night session. This girl knows her stuff. It is also nice to see American youths getting excited about tennis.
The video was posted on Facebook by user Kimberly J. Harris. She uses the hashtag, "#kimraisingkim," which makes one hypothesize the child is also named Kim.
Serena hung out with a different Kim on Monday night. She takes the court against Venus in the U.S. Open quarterfinals Tuesday.