Serena Williams needs no introduction. The American tennis ace has three Grand Slams to her credit and this is not only what defines her. Lately, she has been voted as the “WTA Player Of The Year” too. Read to get insights into Serena Williams’ journey!
Williams won her fourth consecutive major in 2014 US Open, reports ESPSN, and it was not just luck but she has put a lot of hard work, which resulted in her win. When US Open was introduced, people were highly excited about Williams playing in the court. It could be assimilated by the hubbub of cheer in the court. The quarterfinal match against Venus Williams, who is her elder sister also witnessed hyped primetime.
Williams is also no stranger to defeat. When she lost in semifinals to Roberta Vinci , her dream to win season-Slam was broken in jiffy and her fans were disappointed too. Eventually, fans didn’t get to see any more of Williams for rest of the year in any tournament. But she gave a tough competition, fans would agree. Williams didn’t get into the majors but it was her best.
Williams claims her name to fame for having 21 career Grand Slam titles and is just one title behind Steffi Graf. If quality is priority, then it can be said that the tennis player can boast about 5 titles for sure. She has also won $10 million in prize. She won 8 titles in 2013 along with $12 million.
Having entered her mid 30s, she is bound to be pretty selective. Not to forget mentioning that there is no other WTA star who can actually match the productivity delivered by Williams. She has lost only 3 matches from 56 matches and every time she lost it was a different player.
Serena Williams, 34, has now finally returned to Indian Wells after 14-years of boycott. Her Grand Slam bid also made headlines of national newspapers lately. She truly has an unparallel influence.
According to WTA, Williams has been the winner of “WTA Player Of The Year” title 7 times in her career. She won it in 2002, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014 too.
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