But the internet is filled with conspiracy theories that she was born a man. Theories that Williams is well aware of as she wrote an open letter to her mother, thanking her for her support over the issue, last year.
Serena Williams of the US returns a shot against Krystyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Tuesday, May 29, 2018.
"In the first set she gave me a hell of a lot of cheapies, a lot of errors", said the 25-year-old Australian who had secured her highest ever seeding at a major in Paris.
Williams is now training for Roland-Garros and Wimbledon, but has set her sights firmly on surpassing Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles, won between 1960 and 1973. One break was enough for the Australian to take it 6-3. "We designed it way before the movie, but still, it kind of reminds me of that".
Serena Williams at the Miami Open tennis tournament, in Key Biscayne, Fla., March 21, 2018.
The pair exchanged breaks in the second set with Williams grabbing the decisive one in the seventh game before sealing a 7-6, 6-4 triumph.
"Every day is a great day for me, " said Williams, who is also entered in doubles, with her older sister, Venus.
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It is clear Williams has learned to handle the criticism and embrace her strong and muscular body.
I'm not putting any pressure on myself as I normally do, " she said.
Serena Williams made a winning return to Grand Slam tennis which was as memorable as her body-hugging black catsuit when she reached the Roland Garros second round on Tuesday, AFP reports.
Barty, though, had her own motivations and looked comfortable on centre stage.
"So that's why it makes it even more impressive when they make a comeback, and especially Serena after all she has done", added the Serb, one of a dozen fathers to have claimed Grand Slam titles since 1980.
Williams stunned in her opening round win over Czech Kristyna Pliskova by wearing a black catsuit. Then I spend all this time with Olympia.
Williams then trailed 0/3 before eventually taking the set when Pliskova, who had never won a match at the tournament in three previous visits, put a forehand wide. "She gets out of matches or wins matches she has no right to win".