The Greatest Tennis Player in History

Serena Williams is undoubtedly the most outstanding tennis player in the history of the game. At just 35 years old, Williams has the most major titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles combined. With a total of 23 Grand Slam singles titles, Williams holds the record for most major wins since 1968. Williams has collected records including the only player to have won 10 Grand Slam singles titles in two decades, won all-time best 13 Grand Slam hardcourt titles, most titles won at the Australian Open (7) and at the US Open (6), and all-time record of most singles matches won at Grand Slam tournaments (316 matches). Williams’ 39 major Grand Slam titles notched her at third place for all-time winners with 23 in singles, 14 in women’s doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles. With older sister Venus, the pair collected 14 Grand Slam doubles titles and are unbeaten in the finals. Williams has also recorded four Olympic Gold victories with three in women’s doubles and one in singles. She also earned her most recent Grand Slam title while weeks pregnant with her child (sit down all men forever). Serena Williams is the most phenomenal tennis player in the sport’s history and will continue to thrive for the rest of her days on the court. How lucky are we to witness the greatness of one of the top athletes in the world.