Sports

Serena by the numbers

World ranking: 1

Born: Sept 26, 1981

Turned pro: 1995

Career titles: 63

Grand Slam singles titles: 18 
(6 US Open, 5 Wimbledon, 
5 Australian Open, 2 French Open)

Career prize money: US$60,897,689

* Serena Williams, along with her sister Venus, hold the record for the most number of gold medals won by tennis players at the Olympic Games. Serena won doubles gold with her sister Venus at the 2000, 2008 and 2012 Olympics, where the former also bagged a singles gold.

All-time Grand Slam singles wins

  • Margaret Court (Aus) 24
  • Steffi Graf (Ger) 22
  • Helen Wills Moody (US) 19
  • Serena Williams (US), Chris Evert US), Martina Navratilova (US) 18
  • Billie Jean King (US) 12