Written by Pradeep Saran
Serena Williams talked about aiming for "perfection." In a recent article for Vogue, she stated, "I know perfect doesn't exist."
expressing her intention to leave the tennis industry. But whatever my ideal was, I didn't want to give up until I achieved it.
Williams' serve is her game's most fundamentally solid part.
could be as close to statistical perfection as a tennis stroke can get.
As she plays her final U.S. match this week, spectators may admire this genius move.
Open and attempts to match Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam victories.
Williams' serve has been the cornerstone of her 23 Grand Slam triumphs. It is fluid like water yet strong like a jackhammer.
That distinctive strike marked the beginning and the end of her power.
She won an astronomically high proportion of first serve points, which made the Grand Slam titles easy to come by.
Williams, who was 14 years old at the time, decided to pursue a career in tennis after her elder sister Venus.