Serena Williams' stepmother's offer to save her childhood home

Lakeisha Williams, Richard Williams's 43-year-old estranged partner, allegedly forged her signature to transfer Serena and Venus Williams' childhood home deeds to her name and requested a $ 255,000 loan

by Lorenzo Ciotti
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Serena Williams' stepmother's offer to save her childhood home

Serena Williams' stepmother's offer to save her childhood home. Lakeisha Williams, Richard Williams's 43-year-old estranged partner, allegedly forged her signature to transfer Serena and Venus Williams' childhood home deeds to her name and requested a $ 255,000 loan, which she wasted on a business.

of failed trucking. Last month, it appeared that Lakeisha was admitting defeat by keeping the $ 736,000 home, as she had appointed a specialized foreclosure firm, Get Liquid Funding LLC, to handle the court case. The case will be heard by South Florida District Court Judge Mindy Mora on November 3 after bankruptcy trustee Robin Weiner filed a motion to dismiss the case, which will expedite the sale of the house.

Lakeisha is unlikely to be able to prevent the bankruptcy from being reversed. According by The Sun, Lakeisha Graham, the last ex-wife of Serena and Venus Williams' father, has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on failed business.

Lakeisha's bankruptcy as an investor cost the house in which the Williams sisters grew up. The place where Serena Williams grew up will be put up for auction. According to Fore Closed Homes, the home is valued at $ 1.42 million.

David Simon accuses Lakeisha Graham, who is 37 years younger than Richard Williams, of not wanting to pay a cent of her debt. So an important piece of Williams sister's history is ready to go.

Serena Williams' career

Serena has won 73 WTA singles titles: 23 of these are Grand Slam events, making her the second player ever to have won more Majors in this specialty behind only Margaret Smith Court, with 24.

She completed the virtual Grand Slam, which consists in winning four consecutive Slams not in the same calendar year, twice. She has also won five year-end Master Cups and 19 Premier category tournaments, as well as 21 Tier I and Tier II titles and a gold medal from the London Olympics in 2012 against Maria Sharapova.

Not only in singles Serena Williams can boast numerous victories, but also in women's doubles and mixed doubles, where there are 16 other Grand Slam tournaments: 14 won with her older sister Venus and two in mixed doubles, both obtained with Maks Mirny in 1998.

To these successes must be added three other gold medals at the Olympics, all won together with Venus, a Federation Cup and two Hopman Cups.

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