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Tennis great, Serena Williams, retires

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Serena Williams has announced her retirement from tennis.

The announcement came after Williams lost 7-5 6-7 6-1 to 46th ranked Ajla Tomljanovic in the third round of the US open.

Williams ends her fabulous career on 23 grand slam wins, the most by any male or female. She has also earned a total of $94,588,910 in prize money and much more in endorsements.

Williams fell short of the all-time record of 24 set by Margaret Court.

Williams turned professional aged 14 in 1995 and was a teenage phenomenon, winning her first grand slam title aged 17 at the 1999 US Open. 

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