As Serena Williams gets ready to play the French Open starting May 27th, she is also making big moves off the court! Williams has just entered into an exclusive multi-year contract with sports memorabilia giant Upper Deck for a collection of authenticated autographed memorabilia and trading cards.
Williams joins a star-studded roster of the world’s greatest athletes that Upper Deck has signed on, including Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods and Wayne Gretzky. The deal allows Upper Deck to produce authenticated memorabilia and limited-edition prints featuring Williams’ autograph and image. Such pieces in the collection include jumbo signed tennis balls, Nike tennis shoes, Nike tennis dresses and Wilson rackets. More unique items include a 4-foot “Legends of Sport” showpiece co-signed by Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods, and a large framed “Tegata” featuring William’s actual handprint surrounded by a collage of images from her illustrious career. You can view the full collection at www.UpperDeckStore.com/Sere