Serena Holds Court

Tennis ace Serena Williams recently talked about fashion, retail and tips for success at ICSC’s annual RECon event in Las Vegas.

Serena2Since turning professional at only 14 and seizing her breakthough win at the 1999 U.S. Open at the age of 17, Williams, now 35, has become the winningest female player in history, with a record 23 Grand Slam titles to her credit.

During her one-on-one interview with GGP CEO Sandeep Mathrani, Williams told RECon attendees that a winning attitude was innate, but that staying on top requires focus. “You have to be so focused on being the best, not second or third. I’m super focused and it takes a lot of preparation. I always think about how can I be better.”

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