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Top 10 African athletes who blazed a trail for women in sports

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor January 25, 2018 at 12:03 pm

January 25, 2018 at 12:03 pm | Entertainment, Women

2016 U.S. Open – Day 6 Serena Williams of the United States hits balls in to the crowd after her victory against Johanna Larsson of Sweden in the Women’s Singles round three match on Arthur Ashe Stadium on day six of the 2016 US Open Tennis Tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2016 in Flushing, Queens, New York City. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Serena Williams (USA)

The adored athlete whose talent cannot be overlooked was named America’s Greatest Athlete by The New Yorker in 2014. The winner of 6 U.S. Opens and 5 Wimbledon was also ranked in the World as No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. Often known as the “Queen of the Court”, Serena is believed to be one of the female athletes who is always looking fly while holding a tennis racket. She is in the list considering the fact that she is African-American and African women equally revere her for her successes.

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