Serena Williams is Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Sportsperson of the Year
Serena Williams — American professional tennis player, the first racket of the world and the winner of numerous awards of sports. She has 36 victories in Grand Slam tournaments, and the number of titles on these tournaments in singles (21) ranks third in the history of women’s tennis. Serena William is also only the one among both male and female winners of the career «Golden Slam». In addition to tennis, athlete designs sportswear Aneres Designs.
In New York the ceremony of awarding by the magazine Sports Illustrated was held. Serena Williams became the sportsman of the year according to the publication. At the ceremony, actor Will Smith gave a speech. In addition to the awards, the publication conducted a photoshoot with Serena Williams.
Serena Williams became the first woman since 1983 who wins the award, and the first representative of tennis after Arthur Ashe. At the ceremony Serena Williams chose a black dress.