After talking about the three greatest male players, it is time to talk about a player that has won 23 Grand Slam titles and needs just one more to become the number 1. She was number 1 for 319 weeks and is one of the most famous players of all time. She has a win loss record of 855 wins and 152 losses. We will talk about the Top 5 best performances and her Stats Below.
Serena Williams is a generational talent and she has won all the 4 Grand Slam titles 3 times and she is the only player in the modern era to have this achievement. She last won a Grand Slam title in 2017 and that was the Australian Open title. Her career prize is $94,518,971 and this is the highest among female tennis players of all time. She has been playing since 1995 and it has been 27 years since she started playing professionally. Let’s look at the Top 5 Best Performances of Serena Williams.
1999 US Open Final vs Martina Hingis
The first Grand Slam win in the career of Serena Williams was in 1999 when she was just 17 years old and she beat the number 1 seed at that time in Martina Hingis in straight sets. Serena Williams won the first set 6-3 and the second set went to a tie break but Serena won the tie break and won her first Grand Slam title which was the first of 23.
2005 Australian Open Final vs Lindsay Davenport
The second performance that we will talk about is the 2005 Australian Open Final and this was a comeback for the ages by Serena Williams and she won the title in 3 sets. The first set Serena lost 6-2 and then she won the next 2 sets 6-3 and 6-0 and won the title and it was one of her best performances ever and the fans loved every hour of this exceptional performance and she became the best ever.
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2003 Wimbledon Final vs Venue Williams
The third performance we will talk about is the sisters match which took place at Wimbledon Final in 2003 and Serena beat her old sister but she lost the first set against her sister but then came back to win the next 2 sets and win the title again after the last year when she beat Venus in straight sets.
2012 US Open Final vs Victoria Azarenka
This was one of the longest matches in her career at 2 hours and 18 minutes and this was Serena Williams at her vintage best and she once again proved why she is the best in the world. It was 3 set thriller as Serena won the 1st set 6-2 then lost the second set by 6-2 as well and when she was trailing 5-3 in the deciding set she bounced back and won the next 5 games to win the US open title in 2012 in front of a packed Arthur Ashe Stadium.
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2003 Australian Open Final vs Venus Williams
This is another sister affair at a Grand Slam final and this was also a 3 set affair and mostly Serena got the better of Venus Williams in these finals and this time as well this is what happened. Serena Williams won the 1st set in a tie break and won it by 7-6 then Venus came back to win the second set by 6-3 but ultimately in the deciding set Serena Williams had more in the tank and won the set 6-4 and the 2003 Australian Open Final.
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