[Close-Up] Serena Williams For ‘The Fader’ October 2016

Photo Credit: Jody Rogac

Photo Credit: Jody Rogac

Tennis phenom Serena Williams has been on fire lately and is continuing her slay in a cover spread for The Fader‘s “America Issue”. Instead of high fashion couture, the beauty flexes in a series of vintage and comfortable athleisure pieces styled by Shibon Kennedy.

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Her toned physique is front and center on the cover in a vintage orange tank and Capezio briefs. She sports a natural face beat by Natasha Gross and soft body wave tresses and fishtail braid styled by hair guru Angie Collins.

@serenawilliams is our #FADERAMERICA Issue cover star. Read the story on TheFADER.com at 11 a.m. EDT.

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Inside, the 35-year-old talks everything from body image and sexuality to discrimination and her recent travels to Africa. Click through for more pics from the spread.

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