• Serena Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-3 to claim her third consecutive US Open title and 18th grand slam
  • Serena (right) and sister Venus, herself a seven-time grand slam champion, started playing tennis at a young age
  • Serena collected her first major back in 1999, winning the US Open with a 6-3 7-6 (7-4) victory over 'Swiss Miss' Martina Hingis
  • Her next grand slam final did not come for two years, when she lost 2-6 4-6 to her sister Venus in the 2001 US Open final ...
  • ... but Serena gained revenge in the 2002 French Open final, beating her sister 7-5 6-3
  • Again, she vanquished Venus to win her first Wimbledon title in 2002, prevailing 7-6 (7-4) 6–3 ...
  • ... and she beat Venus yet again in the 2002 US Open final
  • She won her fourth grand slam in a row - and her first Australian Open - with a 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-4 victory over Venus in 2003...
  • ..and beat Venus once more, winning 4-6 6-4 6-2 to lift her second Wimbledon crown in 2003
  • She then had to wait until 2005 for her next title, coming from behind to beat Lindsay Davenport 2-6 6-3 6-0 to win the Australian Open
  • A two year gap then followed to her next title, beating Maria Sharapova 6-1 6-2 in the 2007 Australian Open final
  • She collected her third US Open in 2008, here celebrating winning championship point against Jelena Jankovic
  • Two more titles followed in 2009 - here playing a forehand return during her victory over Dinara Safina to win her fourth Australian Open...
  • ...while she defeated sister Venus in a grand slam final for the last time to win her third Wimbledon title
  • Serena won the same two grand slams in 2010, beating Justine Henin 6-4 3-6 6-2 to win her fifth - and last to date - Australian Open...
  • ...while seeing off Vera Zvonareva 6-3 6-2 at Wimbledon
  • Her last single's title at SW19 - and her fifth at the tournament - came in 2012, when she beat Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1 5-7 6-2...
  • .. she also became champion for the fourth time in New York in 2012, beating Victoria Azarenka 6-2 2-6 7-5
  • The evergreen star picked up her second French Open - 11 years after her first - with a 6-4 6-4 win over Maria Sharapova in 2013
  • However, she has failed to win a major so far this year, here going out in the third round against Alize Cornet at Wimbledon
  • Williams holds the trophy as she celebrates her fifth US Open title in 2013 after beating Victoria Azarenka 7-5 6-7 (6-8) 6-1 in the final

Supreme Serena

Serena Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-3 to claim her third consecutive US Open title and 18th grand slam