Wimbledon 2021: 3 players who can stop Serena Williams from achieving record 24th Grand Slam- The upcoming Wimbledon will provide Serena Williams, who is already a GOAT in the womens’ Tennis in the Open era, a chance to win record equal 24th Grand Slam. The 39-year-old is just one Grand Slam away from equalling Margaret Court. But, the seven-times Wimbledon champion has failed to win the title despite reaching the finals of four Grand Slams since 2018. The runner of the Wimbledon will have to overcome her terrible form in the last few months. She crashed out of round 4 of the French Open earlier this month. Notably, she lost to 21st seed Elena Rybakina at Roland Garros and little-known Katerina Siniakova at Italy’s Emilia Romagna Open in round of 16. Simona Halep, Coco Gauff, Barbora Krejcikova are the players who can challenge Serena Williams.
Wimbledon 2021: 3 players who can stop Serena Williams from achieving record 24th Grand Slam
The youngster has been at her very best in the last few matches. She made a lot of headlines when she reached the quarterfinals of the French Open. The 17-year-old rose to prominence with an upset win over Venus Williams in Wimbledon 2019. This time around, Coco Gauff could show an exit door to Serena Williams. She defeated top players like Jennifer Brady, Ons Jabeur, Qiang Wang, and A Krunic in the last few matches.
Defending champion Simona Halep had defeated Serena Williams to win the Wimbledon 2019 title. Even after overcoming injury, Halep could be a threat to Serena as she looks forward to defending her Wimbledon crown. She will look forward to avenging her defeat at Rod Laver Arena in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in grass court. The Romanian is in the form in the last few WTA events. Like Barbora Krejcikova, Coco Gauff too has never faced Serena Williams.
One of the contenders of the Wimbledon 2021 title and winner of the French Open women’s and doubles’ titles Barbora Krejcikova can be a fierce competitor to Serena Williams. She will be bidding for her second straight title in Wimbledon 2021. World No.15 has never met Serena but will certainly use her form to defeat Serena Williams. She defeated the likes A Pavlyuchenkova, M Sakkari, Coco Gauff in her last few matches.
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