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Serena Williams is known as the greatest of all time, and rightfully so. The Women’s Tennis Association ranked her number 1 in singles for 319 weeks in a row. She also finished as the year-end number 1 five times. She won 23 Grand Slam singles titles and is the only tennis player to accomplish a Career Golden Slam in singles and doubles.

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Simply put, Williams is the best to ever do it, and now ESPN is highlighting her career with a multi-part series titled In the Arena: Serena Williams. 

The entertainment and sports programming network took to Twitter to announce the project.

From phenom to icon  We’re telling Serena’s story in the multi-part ESPN series “In the Arena: Serena Williams,” they wrote.

Williams took the world by storm when she announced her retirement from tennis last year. She might be known as the GOAT, but she’s endured a lot of lows during her career. She’s been mocked both on and off the court and treated like an exhibit in a funhouse. Despite the negativity she’s endured, Williams has inspired the world with her talent, drive, and willingness to stand up for herself unapologetically.

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ESPN didn’t disclose additional details on the series, but we anticipate it will come out sometime this year. This is a big year for the star. Earlier this month, Williams announced she is pregnant with her second child.

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