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Serena Williams

American multi-champion tennis player

Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is a profeesional American tennis player. The Weemen's Tennis Association haes rankit her Warld No. 1 in singles on five separate occasions. She became the Warld No. 1 for the first time on 8 Julie 2002, an regained this rankin for the fift time on 2 November 2009. She is the anerlie female player tae hae wan ower $40 million in prize money.

Serena Williams
Wimbledon 2012 Day 10 Cropped.jpg
Kintra Unitit States
ResidencePalm Beach Gardens, Florida[1]
Born (1981-09-26) 26 September 1981 (age 38)
Saginaw, Michigan
Hicht1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro24 September 1995
PlaysRicht-haundit (twa-haundit
backhaund)
Coach(es)Richard Williams
Prize money$ 41,960,896
(1st aw-time amang weemen athletes
an 4t aw-time amang tennis athletes)
Career record826–142
Career titles47 WTA[1] (6t in oweraw rankins)
Heichest rankinNo. 1 (8 Julie 2002)
Current rankinNo. 22 (September 11, 2017)
Australian OpenW (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2017)
French OpenW (2002, 2013, 2015)
WimbledonW (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016)
US OpenW (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Tour FinalsW (2001, 2009, 2012)
Olympic GemmesGold medal.svg Gowd Medal (2012)
Career record187–33
Career titles22
Heichest rankinNo. 1 (7 Juin 2010)
Current rankinNo. 34 (11 Julie 2016)
Australian OpenW (2001, 2003, 2009, 2010)
French OpenW (1999, 2010)
WimbledonW (2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2016)
US OpenW (1999, 2009)
Ither Doubles toornaments
Olympic GamesGold medal.svg Gowd Medal (2000, 2008, 2012)
Career record27–3 (90%)
Career titles2
Australian OpenF (1999)
French OpenF (1998)
WimbledonW (1998)
US OpenW (1998)
Last updatit on: 14 Januar 2013.
Olympic medal record
Weemen's tennis
Representin the  Unitit States
Gowd medal – first place 2000 Sydney Doubles
Gowd medal – first place 2008 Beijing Doubles
Gowd medal – first place 2012 London Singles
Gowd medal – first place 2012 London Doubles

Her tot o 23 Grand Slam singles teetles merks the record for the maist Major wins bi a tennis player in the Open Era,[2] an is seicont on the aw-time leet behind Margaret Court (24).[2] Amang active players, male or female, she haulds the maist Major titles amid singles, doubles, an mixed doubles. She haes wan 13 Grand Slam doubles titles wi her sister Venus Williams an the pair is unbeaten in Grand Slam feenals.[3] Serena Williams is an aa a three time winner o the WTA Tour Championships[4]

Williams haes wan fower Olympic gowd medals, ane in weemen's singles an three in weemen's doubles.[5]

Grand Slam toornamentsEedit

Grand Slam toornament performance timelineEedit

Key
W  F  SF QF R# RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F-S G NMS NH

Won toornament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Roond 4, 3, 2, 1; competit at a Roond Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent frae toornament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (wi its nummer indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, siller (F or S) or gowd medal at the Olympics; a doungradit Masters Series/1000 toornament (Nae a Masters Series); or a toornament that was Not Held in a gien year.

Tae avoid confusion an double coontin, these charts are updatit either at the conclusion o a toornament, or when the player's pairteecipation in the toornament has endit.

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L
Australian Open 2R 3R 4R QF A W A W 3R W QF W W A 4R QF 4R W F W 7 / 17 81–10
French Open 4R 3R A QF W SF QF A A QF 3R QF QF A 1R W 2R W F A 3 / 15 60–12
Wimbledon 3R A SF QF W W F 3R A QF F W W 4R W 4R 3R W W A 7 / 17 86–10
US Open 3R W QF F W A QF 4R 4R QF W SF A F W W W SF SF A 6 / 17 89–11
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 13–3 26–1 24–3 7–0 23 / 66 316–43

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