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'I never touched it': Serena Williams tried to deposit her first million-dollar check in the bank drive-thru

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Serena Williams may be one of the highest-paid athletes, according to Forbes - and the only woman to crack the top 100 - but she says she's never been motivated by the money.
"I've actually never played for money - I just thought you would go out there and hold a trophy," Williams said on "Kneading Dough," the personal-finance video series produced by LeBron James' media company, Uninterrupted.
"Not once did I think about a check," Williams told sports business manager Maverick Carter.
"I just played for the love of the sport," said Williams, who has won 23 Grand...
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Serena Williams and her husband shared the first photo of their child, and a heartwarming video

Serena Williams and her husband shared the first photo of their child, and a heartwarming video

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The INSIDER Summary:
Serena Williams delivered her first child, a girl, on September 1.
Her name is Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr.
Williams' fiancé, Alexis Ohanian, took videos of her pregnancy on Snapchat.
He posted a video about their whole story.
It's beautiful.
Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl on September 1. Her fiancé, Alexis Ohanian, posted a video chronicling her pregnancy and the birth of their child. It'll make you cry.
The video includes the first public images of their baby, named Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr. Williams also...
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