The project will also seek to provide educational materials to 54 million children in 115,000 schools across the country.
Williams announced he is excited to play in this year’s U.S. Open after there were doubts about the 38-year-old participating in New York next month.
The American Tennis Association has proposed strict measures to allow the grand slam to take place, including a proposal to create a bubble for players at an airport hotel outside of Manhattan – where most players are – and to restrict the numbers of the entourage to only one.
Williams coach Patrick Mouratoglou told CNN he doubted he would play in New York if his family and daughter, Olympia, were not there.
Another grand slam victory, the last one she won at the 2017 Australian Open, would see Williams tie with Margaret Court’s 24th record.