The 27-year-old American has won 10 Grand Slam titles after her victory over Dinara Safina at the Australian Open on Saturday. She now has four titles in Australia, having also won in 2003, 2005 and 2007. She has also won the US Open three times, Wimbledon twice and the French Open once. Her win on Saturday saw her reclaim the world number one ranking.
Born: September 26, 1981
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, USA
Residence: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
Career prize money: 23,294,207 US dollars
Career titles: 33
Grand Slam record: (10), US Open 1999, French Open 2002, Wimbledon 2002, US Open 2002, Australian Open 2003, Wimbledon 2003, Australian Open 2005, Australian Open 2007, US Open 2008, Australian Open 2009
Career win/loss record: 406-85.