Born: 9/26/1981 Saginaw, Michigan
American professional tennis player who is ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. She became the world No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002, and achieved this ranking for the sixth time on February 18, 2013. She is the reigning champion of the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and Olympic women's singles and doubles. Williams is regarded by some commentators, sports writers, and current and former players as the greatest female tennis player of all time
Awards / Achievements:
- 19 single grand slam titles, 15 double titles. Also has won four Olympic gold medals.