Modern tennis is 150 years old. In that time, it has had heroes, trailblazers, serial winners, entertainers, inspirations, activists, young sensations, veteran champions and a select few who changed the way the game is played. Yet, there is only one who can claim to fit every category. Serena Jameka Williams – the single-most-important figure in tennis history.
Now, this is not one of those pointless Greatest of All Time debates.
No, this is about the indelible mark one woman has left on tennis, greater than anyone, male or female.