Serena Williams Trading Card Sale Doubles Record for Female Athlete

May 22, 2022

Serena Williams has claimed numerous records throughout her illustrious career. And, now, her greatness has been immortalized in a different arena.

Goldin Auctions founder Ken Goldin tweeted Sunday a 2003 Serena Williams NetPro signed patch rookie card sold for a historic $266,400 on Saturday night. According to The Athletic, the sale set a new mark for the highest-priced trading card featuring a female athlete, more than doubling the previous mark of $117,000.

In case you were wondering, Williams, 40, also owned the previous record after a bidder purchased a July 1999 SI For Kids Serena Williams rookie card in January.

Source: Sports Illustrated
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