Four-time Olympic gold medalist, Serena Williams has, again won, the 2017 Sportsman of the year across the world, for the fifth time running.
She was named by the Laureus World Sports Awards at a ceremony in Monaco. Her 11 nominations for the international honor is also a record.
In addition to her dominant play in the Grand Slams, Serena Williams has competed in four Olympics since 2000, missing only the 2004 Games.
She has one gold medal in singles, won in 2012 in London, and three gold medals in doubles (2000, 2008, 2012).
Entering the 2016 Olympics, she and her sister, Venus Williams were undefeated in Olympic doubles at 15-0 and were the winning doubles team in Olympic history.
Source: Fabwoman. [myad]