As Patrick Mouratoglou had stated, after Serena Williams had won her 21st grand slam in singles tennis, it is undoubtedly true that “Serena is unique”. Although Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka, and various other female tennis professionals won numerous grand slams, Serena is simply a class above them. Currently ranked no. 1 in the world and holding the record of being the oldest female tennis player to win a grand slam, she aspires to hold the record of winning the most number of grand slams as well, embodying much hope for beating former German tennis player’s, Steffi Graf’s, record of 22 grand slams.
However, Serena has numerous goals in mind; not just of holding the record of winning the most championships. She is additionally seeking to have a calendar-year grand slam, which is when a player wins all four grand slams (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open) in a single year. With Williams having completed seventy-five percent of her goal, she evidently is thrilled about completing her calendar-year grand slam in her home country in the United States as she states, “It would be incredible. It would be really good to have this opportunity to go in New York, being American, with that incredible New York crowd. I don’t have words to say how I feel.”
A picture of Serena Williams after she won her 21st Grand Slam, in South West London.
In Serena Williams’ most recent grand slam tournament, which was the Wimbledon Championships, she seemed to have cruised through most of the rounds, and astonishingly as well as in the semifinals, beating Maria Sharapova with a score of 6-2 6-4, and afterwards, beating Spain’s Garbine Muguruza to win the championships. With multifarious, impressive records that Serena Williams holds, numerous experts, spectators, and commentators refer to her as the greatest female tennis player of all time, which is downright evident by her performance throughout her career as a professional.