Black History Month: Salute To Female Athletes

In honor of Black History Month, we felt it was time to highlight our favorite African American Female Athletes.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

This professional tennis player has been ranked number 1 by the Women's Tennis Association on 8 different occasions over the last 15 years, and she was also the world number 1 in 2002. Serena has also won 23 Grand Slam titles, holds the Open Era record for most titles won in the Australian Open, as well as the U.S. Open. Oh, and did I mention she's an Olympic Gold Medal winner? She is now a mom and happily married in November 2017.