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Serena Williams Biography

Serena Jameka Williams is a professional American tennis player. Already regarded as one of the greatest female players of all time, her 30 Grand Slam titles place her ninth on the all-time list: 15 in singles, 13 in women's doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles. Her sheer power and athletic ability often overwhelm her opponents, and her sense of style and presence have made her a stand-out celebrity on the court. She is the most recent player, male or female, to have held all four Grand Slam singles titles simultaneously and only the fifth woman ever to do so. She was also the first woman, along with older sister Venus Williams, to hold all four Grand Slam doubles titles simultaneously since Martina Hingis did so in 1998. Her 15 Grand Slam singles titles tally is sixth on the all-time list. Williams ranks fourth in Grand Slam women's singles titles won during the Open Era, behind Steffi Graf (22 titles) and Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova (18 titles each). Among active players, male or female, she holds the most Major titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. She won her 13 Grand Slam doubles titles with her sister Venus Williams and the pair is unbeaten in Grand Slam finals. Serena Williams is also a three-time winner of the WTA Tour Championships. Serena Williams has won four Olympic gold medals, one in women's singles and three in women's doubles. In 1999, she beat her sister in their race to the family's first Grand Slam win, when she captured the U.S. Open title. In 2012, she became the second player after Steffi Graf to win a career Golden Grand Slam after winning the gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in Wimbledon.

Serena Williams Latest News & Articles

What does Serena Williams need to do to remain World No. 1? We analyse the points behind Serena Williams and what she will need to do at the US Open to keep her No. 1 crown.
Angelique Kerber eyes World No. 1 Spot at Cincinnati Serena Williams withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters with injury.
5 youngest women's tennis gold medalists in Olympic History Former world no. 1s and a current champion player make the list of youngest ever Olympic gold medallists.
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: Huge upset as Elina Svitolina beats Serena Williams Serena's 2016 Olympic campaign thus comes to an end.
Rio 2016 Olympics, Tennis: 5 greatest Tennis Olympians of all time A look at the highest medal-winning players in the history of the Olympic Games.
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: Day 2 round up - Djokovic tumbles, Murray and Williams siblings lose out A look at some key results from Day 2 of the tennis at Rio 2016.
Rio Olympics 2016 Day 2 Round-up: Dipa Karmakar and Michael Phelps excel, Novak Djokovic tumbles Here's a round-up of the results from Day 2 at Rio 2016.
Rio Olympics 2016: Time to celebrate the heroes! Having endured some terrible times in the lead up, Rio put up a colorful and a glitzy Opening Ceremony to put the focus back on the Games.
Rio Olympics 2016: Analysing the chances of the women’s singles top four seeds in tennis An in-depth analysis of the medal chances of the top four women's singles seeds in tennis.
Rio Olympics 2016: 5 superhumans playing at the Summer Games in Rio Heres a look at the 5 superhumans thatll grace the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
Rio Olympics 2016: Why India’s chances of winning a tennis medal suddenly look a lot brighter An analysis of India's mixed doubles medal chances which look brighter after recent key withdrawals.
Rogers Cup 2016: Williams, Federer, Nadal withdraw - here's why that is a good idea A number of top players have withdrawn from the Rogers Cup 2016. Here's why that was an advisable move.
Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup Montreal Masters 2016 She joins Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal in a list of high-profile withdrawals.
Rio Olympics 2016, Tennis: Five women’s doubles teams who can win medals An in-depth analysis of the women's doubles tennis event at the Rio Olympics.
Rio Olympics 2016: 6 legends playing in their final Summer Games We profile six of those absolute Olympic legends who would be looking at the Rio Games as one final act of a dream saga.
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