Serena Williams Named SI's Sportsperson of the Year!

A well-deserved award for the tennis superstar!

By Hannah Kavy

The fabulous & extraordinary Serena Williams does it again! Not only did she gives us a FLAWLESS Sport's Illustrated cover, but more importantly, she was named "Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year." Serena posted the below photo of her SI cover to her Instagram page... 

But, we're not the only one's who think Serena is deserving of this award! Scroll down to hear what WNBA star Lisa Leslie & Five-time Grand Slam Champion Maria Sharapova had to say.

Retired WNBA superstar Lisa Leslie celebrated Serena Williams’ dominance this year, saying that Sports Illustrated should honor her with their coveted ‘Sportsman Of The Year’ award.

Tennis star Maria Sharapova opened up to Larry King about what it's like to play against the world’s best.

IMO - it's a bit cray that we've waited this long for a woman to be named Sportsperson of the Year. But, fingers crossed that this is a step in the right direction, not only for women athletes but women as a whole!

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