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Grand Slam Serena

1999 U.S. Open | Defeated Martina Hingis 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)

At 17 and in only her second professional season, Williams defeated 18-year-old Hingis, the world's top ranked player, to become the first black woman to win a Grand Slam title since Althea Gibson in 1958. In capturing the title, Williams beat three of the top four women in the world --Hingis, Lindsay Davenport (2) and Monica Seles (4).


2002 French Open | Defeated Venus Williams, 7-5, 6-3

Facing her older sister Venus in a Grand Slam singles final for just the second time in her career, Serena avenged a 6-2, 6-4 loss in the 2001 U.S. Open. The sloppy championship match in Paris featured a combined 101 unforced errors.


2002 Wimbledon | Defeated Venus Williams, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3

Ranked No. 2 in the world, just behind her sister at the time, Serena denied Venus a third-straight Wimbledon title while winning her first Wimbledon crown.


2002 U.S. Open | Defeated Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-3

In an awesome display of power, Serena didn't lose a set over the two weeks and was never even taken to a tie-break in her third straight Grand Slam final win of the season.


2003 Australian Open | Defeated Venus Williams, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-4

In the fourth consecutive Williams-Williams Grand Slam final, Serena became the fifth woman in history to hold all four Grand Slam titles at the same time, joining Margaret Court, Maureen Connolly, Martina Navratilova and Steffi Graf.


2003 Wimbeldon | Defeated Venus Williams 4-6, 6-4, 6-2

With her big sister slowed by a strained abdominal muscle and a sore left thigh, Serena won for the fifth time in the last six Grand Slams. She had lost to Justine Henin-Hardenne in the semifinals of the 2003 French Open.


2005 Australian Open | Defeated Lindsay Davenport, 2-6, 6-3, 6-0

Plagued by a rib injury that forced her to leave the court and get treatment after five games, Serena fought back and eventually wore down Davenport. To reach the final, Serena had staved off two match points by Maria Sharapova in winning a semifinal 2-6, 7-5, 8-6.


2007 Australian | Defeated Maria Sharapova, 6-1, 6-2

Serena came into the tournament unseeded, and capped an amazing fortnight by dismantling the top-seeded Sharapova in the final.

Serena Williams: GRAND SLAM CHAMPION
:worship: 57 Consecutive Weeks as World #1 :worship:​
:worship: Olympic Gold Medalist ('00 Doubles w/ Venus) :worship:​
 
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