Breaking Down How Serena Williams Stacks Up Against Top Men's Tennis Players

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Breaking Down How Serena Williams Stacks Up Against Top Men's Tennis Players
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Roger Federer and Serena Williams, tennis royalty, pose at 2012 Wimbledon dinner.

Serena Williams defeated No. 2 Maria Sharapova, again. Her win at the Madrid Open was the 13th straight over Sharapova. 

Serena, ranked No. 1, has an astounding 41-5 record against the rest of the Top Five players on the WTA tour. 

Serena's dominance in women's tennis often ignites the debate: How would she fair against top men's tennis players?

My guess is, she'd get beat and embarrassed.

Make no mistake, as dominant as Serena is on the women's tour, she is no match for the ATP's Top Five. 

However, suppose we could suspend reality. Just for the sake of argument, let's say Serena played in a hypothetical place where gender was not a factor. Suppose we could put estrogen and testosterone aside and focus on skill sets, records and intangibles, such as championship credentials.  

How would Serena do against Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer or Andy Murray

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