Serena Williams Does Splits, Beats Flavia Pennetta

Serena Williams 'Slams' Wimbledon 2015
Serena looks good in gold while J.K. Rowling defends her on Twitter.

It’s all in a day’s work when you’re tennis phenom/fashion mogul, Serena Williams. In the second round of the WTA Tour’s Rogers Cup on Tuesday, Williams recovered from a slow start to beat her Italian competitor, Flavia Pennetta 2-6.

Earlier in the week, Williams showed off her flexibility off the court in a stunning photoshoot for her interview with New York Magazine’s latest issue. The 33-year-old posed wowed in a photo that showed off her ability to do the splits, as well as strike a pose in some body-hugging fashions that show off her powerful physique.

Still working on that toe point @gqlew

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With her own clothing line on HSN, Serena is in the midst of conquering the world of fashion. However, even more impressive has been her years spent on the court playing professional tennis, which was recently described by Sports Illustrated as “one of the most sustained careers of excellence in the history of athletics.”


After the issue hit newsstands, Williams treated fans to a behind-the-scenes look at her photoshoot preparations.