New mommy, record breaking athlete, and BAWDY goddess, Serena Williams, celebrates her birthday today, and we’d like to celebrate all the times she made us drool.
Judge us if you must.
1. Stride RightSource:Getty
Serena shines bright in neon green as she gets a little R&R on the beach.
2. #BodyGoalsSource:Splash News
The tennis champ is known for her killer swing—and abs.
3. Split DecisionSource:Getty
The Los Angeles native’s red carpet glow up is real.
4. Wet & WildSource:Splash News
Serena gives total beach bae vibe in her sexy animal print one piece.
5. Servin’ in a StrideSource:Getty
Serena’s serves are what really keep her on top. She has as many Grand Slam titles—19—as the rest of her competitive set in the Women’s Tennis Association combined.
6. Brick HouseSource:Getty
“I know I get flack for my physique, and it has been a struggle to love my body, but now curves are in and I’m happier in myself,” she told Britain’s The Times Magazine.
7. Winner’s CircleSource:Getty
Serena is also a five-time winner of the WTA Tour Championships in the singles division. She’s won four Olympic gold medals, one in women’s singles and three in women’s doubles—an all-time record shared with her sister, Venus.
8. Hands OnSource:Splash News
The tennis superstar is never afraid to, ahem, embrace her jaw-dropping curves.