Unlimited Greatness ft. Serena Williams


From Compton’s courts to the world stage. This is the story of the greatest athlete ever. #unlimitedgreatness @serenawilliams

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Compton – Serena Williams swung her first racket at the age of three in Compton, California, soon after her family moved from Michigan.

Sister, Outsider – Along with her sister, Williams proved that precocious talent always trumps preconceptions.

Pro – Williams turned pro in 1995, when she was 14.

#304 – Two years later, with a ranking of 304, she beat two top-ten opponents and became the lowest-ranked player in history to achieve this feat.

winner – In 1999, she claimed her first slam and rose to number four.

top 10 – The following two years, for the first time, she ranked in top 10.

paris, london, new york – In 2002, Williams took Paris, London and New York — plus the number one ranking.

melbourne – A 2003 victory in Melbourne solidified her first “Serena Slam.”

injured – Injury briefly derailed William’s game but never her drive. She dropped to number 139 in 2006, struggled with confidence and critics labeled her obsolete.

struggling – Williams responded by winning Melbourne in 2007, as an unseeded player, completing the year among the sport’s top ten.

#169 – After another bout of injury she declined to 169, but quickly battled back and resumed her ascent

done, comeback, focused – In 2013, she became the oldest player ever to earn the rank of number one.

#1 – Williams held the top spot through 2014 – the second woman to retain it for a full year – and took her sixth title in New York.

legend – Today, she is revered as the greatest and her influence transcends the game of tennis.