It's pronounced mer-lee-sa. Once you get it, you'll never forget it.
Merlisa Lawrence Corbett is an award-winning journalist and author who writes about tennis, sports in society, small business, home and garden and general interests. She is the author of the biography Serena Williams: Tennis Champion, Sports Legend, and Cultural Icon.
SERENA WILLIAMS: TENNIS CHAMPION, SPORTS LEGEND, AND CULTURAL ICON
More than a biography, Serena Williams: Tennis Champion, Sports Legend, and Cultural Heroine not only tells the story of her upbringing and remarkable career but also looks at Williams as a sports pioneer.