Her dominance continues as Serena is on pace to surpass Margaret Court with the most Grand Slam titles.
The legend of tennis great Serena Williams continues to blossom with another grand slam title being added to her resume. This Saturday morning, #1 ranked player in the world Serena Williams went up against rising star Garbine Muguruza of Venezuela. Despite the slow start being down 3-2 early in the first set, Serena was able to bounce back and win her 6th career Wimbledon title in true dominating form, 6-4,6-4. This win completes the “Serena Slam”, a feat in which she won 4 straight grand slams. This is the 2nd time she is able to accomplish this feat in her career. At age 33, Serena became the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam title in the Open era. With the U.S. Open being the next and last grand slam tournament on the calendar year, Williams could be the first person since Steffi Graf (1988) to win all four majors in the same season. With grand slam title number 21, Serena is slowly climbing the ladder amongst the all time greats in grand slam title wins. She is now two away of surpassing Steffi Graf on 3rd all time in grand slam titles. The rate she is going, Serena will add another major accomplishment as she will give fans worldwide another reason for dubbing her as the greatest of all time. After all, Serena’s classy but yet intense dominance in a sport such as tennis opens door to a new demographic of fans and admirers. There’s no hesitation that Williams will forever be a pioneer in the new transition of the style of the game tennis has been played, fulled with nothing but power, speed and smarts.
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