- Date of birth
- Grand Slam titles
21 (singles), 13 (doubles), 2 (mixed doubles) - up to 25/05/2016
- WTA tournament titles
70 (singles), 22 (doubles) - up to 25/05/2016
- Best year-end WTA world ranking
1st (2002, 2009, 2014, 2015)
Olympic Games (4 medals: 4 gold)
- Singles: 1st (2012)
- Doubles: 1st (2000, 2008 and 2012/with Venus Williams)
Grand Slam tournaments (singles)
- 6 Australian Open titles (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015), 1 final (2016)
- 3 French Open titles (2002, 2013, 2015), 1 semi-final (2003)
- 6 Wimbledon titles (2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015), 2 finals (2004, 2008), 1 semi-final (2000)
- 6 US Open titles (1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014), 2 finals (2001, 2011), 2 semi-finals (2009, 2015)
Grand Slam tournaments (doubles)
- 4 Australian Open titles (2001, 2003, 2009, 2010/with Venus Williams)
- 2 French Open titles (1999, 2010/with Venus Williams)
- 5 Wimbledon titles (2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2012/with Venus Williams)
- 2 US Open titles (1999, 2009/with Venus Williams)
Grand Slam tournaments (mixed doubles)
- 1 Wimbledon title (1998/with Max Mirnyi)
- 1 US Open title (1998/with Max Mirnyi)
- 5 WTA Tour Championships titles (2001, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014), 2 semi-finals (2002, 2004)
- 1 Fed Cup title (1999)
Gunning for another double in Rio
World number 1 Serena Williams travels to Rio this summer ready to defend her Olympic titles in the women's singles (2012) and doubles, with her sister Venus (2000, 2008, 2012).
The American enjoyed a magnificent 2015, completing a "Serena Slam" with victories at the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon. She narrowly missed out on a first calendar Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988, as she lost to Roberta Vinci in the US Open semi-finals.
At 34, Williams has won it all. Her unquenchable thirst for victory makes her the favourite again in Rio, even after a surprise defeat to Angelique Kerber in the 2016 Australian Open final. A 21-time Grand Slam winner should never be taken lightly!
|1||Women's Singles, Round 1, S. Williams v Gavrilova||2 (6-4 6-2)|
|1||Women's Singles, Round 2, S. Williams v Cornet||2 (7-6(5) 6-2)|
|2||Women's Singles, Round 3, S. Williams v Svitolina||0 (4-6 3-6)|
|2||Women's Doubles, Round 1, V. Williams/S. Williams v Strýcová/afárová||0 (3-6 4-6)|
Total Medal Leaders
GBR 27 CHN 26
GBR 23 CHN 18
CHN 26 JPN 21
Total Medal Leaders
Ledecky 4 Biles 4
Manuel 2 McKeon 2
Oleksiak 2 Chalmers 2
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