Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002

Serena Williams

When 2002 began, there were only two players in women's tennis who mattered: Venus and Serena Williams. Now there's only one. Serena took the last three Grand Slam events of the year, besting her older sister in all three, and crowned herself undisputed queen of the courts. She's the Tiger of tennis — and she has the cat suits to prove it.