Serena Williams is an American player of Tennis . She was born the September 26th 1981 with Saginaw in the State from the Michigan. She is the younger sister by the player Venus Williams. To date, it gained 8 tournaments of the Large Slam.
Serena Williams is one of the largest tennis players female of the beginning of the 21e century. She held the row of first world player during 57 weeks, which classifies it with the 7th rank in longevity with this position. She is the dominant player who succeeds Monica Seles, Steffi Graf and Martina Hingis.
Victories in Large SlamShe begins her victories in Grand Slam with the US Open (or Flusing Meadows), which she gains in 1999. Then it gains Roland-Garros, Wimbledon and Flushing Meadows consecutively in 2002. Thereafter, it gains with Melbourne in January 2003 for thus gaining a Grand Slam. She becomes blow the ninth woman of the history to have under her belt the four tournaments of the Grand Slam, but also the fifth only to have gained the four prestigious tournaments consecutively. This same year it empoche the tournament of Wimbledon. It returns in January 2005 when it again carries the Open of Australia. In the same way, on Saturday, January 27, 2007, it gained the Open of Australia by largely beating the Russian player Maria Sharapova 6-1 6-2.
Victories vis-a-vis (and with) his/her sisterWhen it consecutively gains the four tournaments of the Grand Slam, it will have had to beat her sister Venus Williams at the time of the four finales.
But their history is made only competition. In double, it gains six titles with for partner his sister: US Roland-Garros and Open in 1999, Wimbledon in 2000 and 2002, Open of Australia in 2001 and 2003.
Thus, when that Serena gained Wimbledon in 2002 and the Open of Australia in 2003, it had to finally beat her sister simple saturdays after having gained the double with it Friday.
Decline on the circuitNothing changed since the Open of Australia: Serena Williams is still not able to hold its row on the circuit, and the polemic always goes good progress. Here a fast assessment of the situation of young person of the Williams sisters, which let us recall it account 27 titles WTA (seven less than Come) and eight titles in Large Slam (two of more than its elder).
Serena, operated left knee in 2003, gradually changed priority these two last years. Passer by of a life completely dedicated to tennis with an attitude much more fashion or Show biz which did not finish making jaser. Because its media variations did not prevent it from reaching a final in Wimbledon and especially, to take down an improbable title with Melbourne (Open of Australia) in 2005 vis-a-vis Lindsay Davenport.
Since, it accumulates the fixed prices, the fines (400 000 dollars for the moment) and the kilos in excess. “I have additional need of time to play on my best level” strikes it to those which call in question its ambitions about the circuit.
The year 2006 was almost white for the player, having taken part only in four tournaments!
Return on the circuit (July 2006)Serena took part in the Open of Cincinnati in July, which represented its return on the circuit. She gained her the first three match rather easily, 6-2 6-2 vis-a-vis Anastasia Myskina (head of series number 2 and 10th world) with the first turn, 6-3 6-1 vis-a-vis Bethanie Mattek with the second round, 6-2 6-2 vis-a-vis Amy Frazier in quarterfinals, before falling 6/2,6/3 vis-a-vis Vera Zvonareva in semi-final. This gaining return is of good omen for Serena, which in spite of its defeat in semi-final, proved in the world tennis that it was still able to gain matches, of which vis-a-vis a player of Signal 10.
These results enable him to make a jump of 31 places in classification WTA. 139e place, it climbs with the 108e world place. Then it reaches once again the semi-finals with the Tournoi of Los Angeles where it butts against Jelena Janković. With the OPEN U.S, Serena profits from a wild-card and is eliminated with the 4th tower face has Amélie Mauresmo (#1 world) 6/4,0/6,6/2 after having beaten Daniela Hantuchova 7-5,6-3 and Anna Ivanovic 6-4,6-2 with 2nd and 3rd turn. To note that in the first sleeve of its match against Hantuchova, Serena was carried out 2-5 before gaining the 5 following following plays and the sleeve. It is now with the 87e world rank. It decides not to play the end of the season to cure certain wounds.
Return to the more high level (at the beginning of 2007)To prove the serious one of its desire to recover the first world place with the classification, Serena is shown more assiduous with the task and takes part in the tournament of Hobart, preparatory with International of Australia. Unfortunately it is made eliminate as of the quarters by modest the Sybille Bammer 3/6,7/5,6/3… Serena takes part in the Open of Australia in January 2007 and gains on this occasion the 8th title of the Grand Slam of its career into simple. During the fortnight, it practices a tennis of dream, in particular finally against Maria Sharapova which it beats in 63 minutes and a score without call: 6/1,6/2. It thus marks its return to more to the level, reaching after its success the 14th world rank, and shows that it is not yet a “finished” player.
In the same way, on April 1st, it finally gains the tournament of Miami by saving two match points against Justine Henin 0/6,7/5,6/3, not without to have beforehand swept Maria Sharapova in eighth 6/1,6/1: there she gains its 4th title over the island of Key Biscayne.
American begins its season on beaten ground with Charleston where it is forced with the abandonment as of its first match vis-a-vis Yung-Jan Chan whereas it was carried out 5/3 in the first sleeve.
Serena seems to be restored to play the first tower of the Fed Cup vis-a-vis in Belgium at the sides of his/her sister Venus Williams. The junior by the sisters gives a point to the United States by beating Caroline Maes in two sets 6-1, 6-4. Serena will not be able to play its second match being wounded.
Serena also gives up playing tournament of Berlin because of its wound to the groin but is aligned in Rome where it stops in quarterfinals, beaten in three sets by Patty Schnyder 6-3, 2-6, 7-6.
Serena is thus presented to Roland Garros like one of favorite with the final victory. As of the 1st turn, American has problems vis-a-vis the Bulgarian young person Tszvetana Pironkova but it is left there in 3 sets 5-7, 6-1, 6-1. The 2nd turn will be more convincing vis-a-vis Milagros Sequera since it will carry it in 2 sets 6-0, 7-6 in spite of a beautiful resistance of Vénézuélienne. With the 3rd turn, Serena has some problems but leaves itself there finally in 2 sets vis-a-vis the Dutchwoman Michaella Krajicek 6-3, 6-4. She unrolls in eighth of finale vis-a-vis Russian Dinara Safina whom she beats in two dry sets 6-2, 6-3 but is inclined in quarterfinals vis-a-vis the Belgian Justine Henin in 2 sets 6-4, 6-3.
November 2007: the Masters of female tennis in Madrid: Serena gives up on wound in the middle of the 1st match. It is replaced by the 10th world one, the Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli, who will be beaten 6-0, 6-0 by Justine Henin.
The return of the Williams sisters in double.
November 15th, 2007, the organizers of the Open of Australia of tennis (14 January 27th, 2008 with Melbourne) announce the participation of Venus Williams and Serena Williams, who had not disputed this test any more there since their triumph in 2003.
Course in Large Slam
Cut of the Federation
Classifications at the end of the season (simple)
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