The first of many. A 17-year-old Williams beats Martina Hingis at the 1999 US Open in straight sets to win her first major title.
Conquering clay. Serena beats sister Venus at Roland Garros 7-5 6-3 in 2002 to claim her second grand slam at the French Open.
A few weeks later, Serena makes it a hattrick of grand slams with victory over Venus at the Wimbledon final in July 2002.
Serena comes out on top after another final with Venus, beating her sister in straight sets to win her second US Open title in 2002.
A grand slam of grand slams -- the first "Serena Slam." Serena wins a first Australian Open title -- and a fourth major on the trot -- by beating Venus in three sets in 2003.
Serena wins the 2003 Wimbledon final 4-6 6-4 6-2 against sister Venus to defend her crown.
A second Australian Open title for Serena and a seventh grand slam after a 2-6 6-3 6-0 victory over compatriot Lindsay Davenport in the 2005 Melbourne final.
Victory over Maria Sharapova in the 2007 final secures a third Australian Open title for Serena.
Serena on Times Square with the US Open trophy, a title she won without dropping a set at the 2008 tournament.