Serena Williams has played the final tournament of her tennis career.
The 23-time grand slam-winner announced her desire to “evolve away from tennis” last month.
The 40-year-old has become an icon of the sport and her achievements put her amongst the game’s greatest names.
In a world where stats can tell you almost anything, what do they say about this titan of tennis as she leaves the court for likely the final time?
Can we definitively say Serena is the GOAT (greatest of all time)?
Comparing players across eras and across competitions is impossible to do completely accurately or objectively.
But what we’re here to do is celebrate the brilliance of Serena Williams as she waves goodbye to tennis.
This may help some people out in their next tennis GOAT debate, it may just be a trip down memory lane, or simply a fun exercise to try to sum up what makes her so special.
So, a lot’s been said…