3. 253 Weeks Of Glory


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William’s has been ranked No.1 for 253 weeks in her career. There are only three players (Graff:377; Martina Navratilova: 332 and Chris Evert: 260) that have enjoyed being at the top for longer.

4. World’s Highest-Paid Female Athlete

Serena Williams of the USA receives the winners cheque from Nasser Al Khulaifi, President of the Qatar Tennis Federation, in Doha

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Forbes ranked her as the highest paid female athlete thanks to her winning three grand slam titles last year. By online losing three times in 56 matches, the tennis pro landed lucrative sponsorships which raked in the money.