Is Serena Williams the best women's tennis player ever?
Serena Williams is certainly in the conversation, with 36 Grand Slam titles and four Olympic gold medals. Having turned 34 years old on Sept. 26, there is still time for her to add to that incredible résumé. As for her place in history, we recently spoke with International Tennis Hall of Famer and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Billie Jean King about the short list of candidates for greatest of all-time. “I think Serena will be the best ever,” says King, a 39-time Grand Slam champion in her own right. As for the best of the rest? “Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Chris Evert,” she says. “The No. 1 from each generation.”