The Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, the greatest sister-act professional tennis has ever seen, succeeded against all odds, and with the help of their visionary parents, made it to the top. Venus, a 7 time grand slam winner (singles) and Serena, 17 time grand slam winner (singles) is ranked World No.1 by the Womens Tennis Association.
World #1 Serena Williams Celebrates Winning the 2013 French Open w/ the Suzanne Lenglen Trophy ... This is Serena's 16th MAJOR Title - She is 2 SLAMS away from tying American greats Martina Navratilova & Chrissy Evert all-time high of 18 SLAMS - the most SLAMS of any American player. #ComeOn Serena!
10 Of The World's Most Inspirational Female Athletes
Basketball Hall of Famer Anne Donovan's impressive résumé casts her as a three-time Olympian (and two-time gold medalist), the women's basketball coach at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, a superstar professional basketball player, and a well-respected full-time coach for the Seton Hall Pirates. Few players are able to make such an indelible impact both on and off the court, but Anne Donovan remains as one of the sport's most influential figures.
The National Women's History Museum named Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman as today's inspirational woman of the day! With 17 Grand slam titles, 16 U.S. Championship titles and 2 Olympic gold medals, she dominated the sport in the early 1900's.