Serena Williams Teaches Her Daughter, Olympia, The Secret To The Perfect Tennis Swing — Watch

The tournament was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See how the tennis great taught her little one the perfect form for a forehand!  

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Another video also highlighted some of the intricate footwork needed for the sport. As she went through the motion, Olympia, whom Serena shares with husband Alexis Ohanian, 38, followed suit! Watch

June 17, 2021 5:18PM EDT

Serena Williams Teaches Her Daughter, Olympia, The Secret To The Perfect Tennis Swing — Watch

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12 Photos. “The Forehand Cracker,” Serena called it. Remember, her mama is a record-breaking athlete! The mother-daughter duo ran around some lines on the floor, and even did a warmup that included a rendition of “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes!” It looks like Olympia is just about ready to join her mama or Aunt Venus on the tennis court! Serena Williams‘ daughter Olympia looks like she’s nearly ready for The Championships, Wimbledon — well, almost! Serena has won the singles title at Wimbledon seven times, with her most recent Wimbledon singles title coming in 2016 — five years ago. Julia Teti
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Serena Williams shared some pro tennis tips with three-year-old daughter Olympia during their practice session. But now, Serena seems poised to get on the grass and take London by storm! Olympia showed so much promise, but that’s not a total surprise. “Back, reach, hand, follow through,” Serena demonstrated to her three-year-old. But first, Olympia’s inspiring mom will head to Wimbledon for another shot at a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title. Click to Subscribe to Our HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get more celeb news. One element even involved a game for Olympia to play! The tennis champ lined up a series of marks on the court for her youngster to run to and try to hit a tennis ball with the swift motion of a forehand. “First thing you do is turn,” Serena instructed. Olympia nearly got the hang of it, but as Serena admitted, “that’s very complicated for a three-year-old, but you might get it.”

 

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Along with this video, Serena also shared two more of her daughter practicing forehands. “You know what Grandpa taught me?” Serena asked her youngster, referencing her father, Richard Williams, who served as coach for both Serena and her older sister Venus Williams for years. In a series of videos the 23-time Grand Slam champion, 39, shared to Instagram on June 17, Serena perfectly outlined some helpful tactics and tips for her daughter, born Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., to use when she’s ready to hit the court. Share This Article

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Then, the world #8 tennis pro did a step-by-step breakdown of the perfect form for a forehand.