Nike has a named a 1-million-square-foot building at its headquarters in honor of 23-time grand slam champion Serena Williams. This fulfils Williams’ childhoom dreams of having a building at Nike with her name on it.
Serena Williams said:
When I was just a kid, I visited the Nike campus and I saw that athletes get buildings. After that visit, I knew I wanted two things: to be a Nike athlete and to have a building.
The Serena Williams building also has a theater named after her daughter Olympia. Other female athletes who have buildings at the Nike Campus are soccer player Mia Hamm and long-distance runner Joan Benoit Samuelson.
Serena Williams is one of the most accomplished female tennis players. She has won 23 singles grand slam titles and 14 doubles grand slam titles. She has also won four Olympic gold medals in her career.