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Born September 26, 1981: Serena Williams, American tennis neatly-known particular person and 23-time Good Slam champion

American tennis neatly-known particular person and 23-time Good Slam champion Serena Williams grew to turn into 39 on Saturday, September 26.

Inclined world No.1 Serena, who has remodeled the sport of ladies tennis alongside with her valuable grace, picked up her maiden Good Slam title at the age of 17 at the US Initiate in 1999.

Conception about because the finest tennis gamers in the history of the long-established originate period, Serena has won nearly each title in glance on the tennis courtroom, be it the Australian Initiate, French Initiate, US Initiate, Wimbledon or Olympic gold.

Essentially, Serena has clinched extra Good Slam singles titles than every other man or girl in the Initiate period.

The American tennis player has seven Australian Initiate titles (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2017), three French Initiate titles (2002, 2013, 2015), seven Wimbledon trophies (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016) and six US Initiate titles (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014) in her story.

With this, Serena has a total of  23 Good Slam singles titles–which is mainly the most by any player in the Initiate Era and the second-most total at the back of Margaret Court.

Meanwhile, Serena additionally holds the file of most Good Slam titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles combined among the active tennis gamers.

With a total of 39 Good Slam titles–in conjunction with 14 in women’s doubles and two in mixed doubles, Serena is standing joint-third on the all-time list and second in the Initiate Era.

Serena is additionally essentially the latest player to believe clinched a Good Slam title on every floor (valuable, clay and grass) in a single calendar twelve months in 2015.

Essentially, the 23-time Good Slam champion has occupied the No.1 plot in the women’s singles rankings by the Ladies folks’s Tennis Affiliation (WTA) on eight separate instances between 2002 and 2017. 

Serena, who became as soon as ranked No.1 for the major time in July 2002, additionally as soon as held the numero-uno plot for 186 consecutive weeks, thus tying the file dwelling by Steffi Graf. 

The stale world no 1 will now see to kickstart her advertising campaign at the 2020 French Initiate on a winning point out when she takes on her fellow tennis neatly-known particular person Kristie Ahn in the gap round on Sunday.

Serena is bidding to equal Margaret Court’s all-time file of 24 Good Slam  women’s singles title since capturing US Initiate title in 2017,

If Serena manages to clinch the French Initiate title, she’s going to turn into the second oldest player to seal a Good Slam after Molla Mallory –who won 1926 US Initiate trophy at the age of 42.

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