At the age of 21, she won Wimbledon as eighth seed, beating odds-on favourite Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-4 in the final. Did she not find Sharapovaís grunting (ferocious even by her standards that day) off-putting? She laughs. ďNo. You donít notice at the time, youíre just focusing on your play and on the ball. But when Iím watching it on TV, I hate it.Ē
Serena: "We have great personalities like Jelena (Jankovic) on the tour." Jelena: "If I had to pick someone after me, I'd pick Serena."
Serena Williams Maria Sharapova Jelena Jankovic A. Radwanska V. Zvonareva C. Wozniacki P. Kvitova N. Petrova A. Chakvetadze A. Myskina L. Davenport M. Hingis A. Kournikova T. Paszek K. Sprem J. Dokic I. Tulyaganova GNTM 2018