Women’s tennis is always hard to predict at the beginning of the year. If the Williams sisters weren’t in the final four throughout the past decade, then a big surprise was instead, be it Tsvetana Pironkova or Sam Stosur.
This year’s champions at the Grand Slams had something to prove and as such, redefined each of their respective careers.
From Victoria Azarenka earning her first Grand Slam and surpassing best friend Caroline Wozniacki for the world No. 1 ranking to Serena’s flawless summer, women’s tennis seemed more predictable than in years past.
Yet we still saw journey women and young Americans alike stealing the spotlight.
Let’s revisit the best moments from each of the Grand Slams.