Serena Williams | Wimbledon Ladies Tennis Players | Wimbledon Championships Odds
The top achiever in her generation, Serena Williams has achieved more than her fair share of success on the hallowed courts of Wimbledon. Together with her sister, Venus, Serena has dominated the Wimbledon Open championships for the best part of a decade.
Serena Williams Bio
Serena Williams was born in Michigan on September 26th, 1987. As a youngster, Serena, together with her elder siblings, was groomed for a career in professional tennis by her father. Williams was trained virtually single-handedly by her father.
By the age of 15 Serena had made her professional debut, and within the next year put in some impressive performances against quality opponents. However, Williams had to wait until the age of 18 to win her first WTA tournament at the Open Gaz de France.
Serena Williams Playing Style
Serena Williams playing style is based on speed and power. Williams possesses a thunderous first serve, and backs this up with powerful groundstrokes and backhands from the baseline. Her double-handed backhand is arguably the most powerful in the game.
Along with her power, Williams also has the ability to introduce subtlety into her game, and can switch effortlessly to a net game. Williams has mastered the drop shot, and can also wear opponents down with a solid defensive game.
Serena Williams Achievements
Serena Williams has achieved a virtual full house of achievements in women’s tennis. She has won all four grand slam tournaments, with three or more victories in every one of these apart from the French Open, as well as the WTA Tour Championship.
Williams has also excelled in doubles partnering with sister, Venus. She has achieved a full house of doubles grand slams, as well as the doubles golden slam. Williams has also claimed two mixed-doubles grand slam titles.
Serena Williams Wimbledon Form
Serena Williams appears to be pacing herself to achieve more grand slam titles as her career winds down. The American no longer targets lower tier tournaments, and became quiet muted following her win at the 2010 Australian Open.
There’s no doubt that Williams will be a favourite to make the final of the 2010 Wimbledon tournament. Williams excels on grass and has a game tailor made for the surface. She won’t want to disappoint her Wimbledon fans either, and remains the player to beat in 2010.
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