MUMBAI: Discovery Plus, a real-life leisure streaming app hits an ace with its newest Emmy nominated sports activities docu-series that follows pivotal moments within the lifetime of former world Primary Tennis champion, Serena Williams. Titled Being Serena, the five-episode documentary sequence produced by HBO Sports activities and IMG’s Unique Content material showcases game-changing moments in her skilled and private life, monitoring her being pregnant, motherhood, comeback and extra. The India-exclusive launch of this distinctive, first-person account begins 17 November, thus additional increasing the vary of sports activities choices on Discovery Plus.
Serena Williams’ success story goes properly past her 23 singles girls’s grand slam titles, 39 grand slams general and 4 Olympic Gold Medals. Since her return to the court docket after embracing motherhood, Serena rose to dominance as soon as once more, qualifying for 4 grand slam finals between 2018 and 2019. Whereas not serving within the court docket, Serena helps minorities and girls by funding their companies by her VC Serena Ventures.
Serena Williams stated, “Being Serena may be very near my coronary heart – it captured my life throughout among the most unforgettable and difficult moments in a very trustworthy manner. For me, Being Serena is a tribute to the entire girls who’ve gotten again to work – or in my case again on the court docket – after changing into a mom. I’m excited that my followers in India can have an opportunity to see my story.”
Discovery APAC Digital Head Issac John stated, “Serena Williams is just not solely a very gifted sporting hero, however she has additionally lived an exemplary life off the court docket, making her a real function mannequin. One doesn’t need to be a tennis fan to be awed by her unimaginable resilience and grit and we’re delighted to supply Indian audiences with this never-seen-before entry into the life and the journey of a residing legend.”
Other than her grand slam success, the ladies’s tennis legend has additionally been bestowed with many awards as a consequence of her sheer dominance on this planet of girls’s tennis which embrace Sports activities Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Yr honours in 2015 and a four-time awardee of the Related Press Feminine Athlete of the Yr, first in 2002 and most not too long ago in 2015.