Serena Williams

Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis. The Women's Tennis Association has ranked her World No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. She became the World No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002, and regained this ranking for the sixth time on February 18, 2013, becoming the oldest world no. 1 player in WTA's history. Williams is also widely regarded to be one of the greatest female tennis players in history. She is the only female player to have won over $50 million in prize money.Williams is the reigning French Open, US Open, WTA Tour Championships and Olympic ladies singles champion. Williams holds the most Major singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles combined amongst active players, male or female. Her record of 32 Major titles puts her seventh on the all-time list: 17 in singles, 13 in women's doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles. She is the most recent player, male or female, to have held all four Grand Slam singles titles simultaneously ('02'03), and only the fifth woman ever to do so. She is also the most recent player together with her sister Venus to have held all four Grand Slam women's doubles titles simultaneously ('09-'10). Her total of 17 Grand Slam singles titles is sixth on the all-time list, and fourth in the Open Era, behind Steffi Graf (22 titles) and Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova (18 titles each). She has won 13 Grand Slam doubles titles with her sister Venus Williams and the pair are unbeaten in Grand Slam finals. Serena Williams is also a four-time winner of the WTA Tour Championships. Williams is only one of five tennis players all-time to win a multiple slam set in two disciplines, matching Margaret Court, Roy Emerson, Martina Navratilova and Frank Sedgman. The arrival of Venus and Serena Williams has been credited with launching a new era of power and athleticism in women's tennis. Williams has won four Olympic gold medals, one in women's singles and three in women's doubles, an all-time record shared with her sister Venus.(Source Wikipedia)

Career Statistics

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Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR WL
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 2R 3R 4R QF A W A W 3R W QF W W A 4R QF 4R 5/14 61-9
French Open 4R 3R A QF W SF QF A A QF 3R QF QF A 1R W 2R 2/12 46-10
Wimbeldon 3R A SF QF W W F 3R A QF F W W 4R W 4R 5/14 70-9
US Open 3R W QF F W A QF 4R 4R QF W SF A F W W 5/14 72-9
Win-Loss 8-4 11-2 12-3 18-4 21-0 19-1 14-3 12-2 5-2 19-3 19-3 23-2 18-1 9-2 17-2 21-2 3-1 17/54 249-37

Titles and Scores

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1999 US Open Hard Martina Hingins (Switzerland) 63, 76(74)
Runner-Up 2001 US Open Hard Venus Williams (USA) 26, 46
Winner 2002 French Open Clay Venus Williams (USA) 75, 63
Winner 2002 Wimbeldon Grass Venus Williams (USA) 76(74), 63
Winner 2002 US Open Hard Venus Williams (USA) 64, 63
Winner 2003 Aussie Open Hard Venus Williams (USA) 76(74), 36, 64
Winner 2003 Wimbeldon Grass Venus Williams (USA) 46, 64, 62
Runner-Up 2004 Wimbeldon Grass Maria Sarapova (Russia) 16, 46
Runner-Up 2004 Wimbeldon Grass Maria Sarapova (Russia) 16, 46
Winner 2005 Aussie Open Hard Lindsey Davenport(USA) 16, 46
Winner 2007 Aussie Open Hard Maria Sharapova(Russia) 61, 62
Runner Up 2008 Wimbeldon Grass Venus Williams(USA) 57, 46
Winner 2008 US Open Hard Jelena Jakovic(Serbia) 64, 75
Winner 2009 Aussie Open Hard Dinara Safina(Russia) 60, 63
Winner 2009 US Open Hard Venus Williams(USA) 76(73), 62
Winner 2010 Aussie Open Hard Justine Henin(Germany) 64, 36, 62
Winner 2010 Wimbeldon Grass Vera Zvonareva(Russia) 63, 62
Runner Up 2011 US Open Hard Samantha Stosur(Australia) 26, 36
Winner 2012 Wimbeldon Grass Agnieszka Radwanska(Poland) 61, 57, 62
Winner 2012 US Open Hard Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 62, 26, 75
Winner 2013 French Open Clay Maria Sharapova(Russia) 64, 64
Winner 2013 US Open Hard Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) 75, 67(68), 61

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