2015 Sportsperson of the Year: Serena Williams

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Serena Williams was named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2015. Serena was ranked No. 1 throughout 2015 and won a WTA-high five titles which includes three at major tournaments – Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon.

On her Instagram account, Serena thanked her supporters with the following message:

“This year was spectacular for me. For @SportsIllustrated to recognize my hard work, my dedication, and my sheer determination gives me hope to continue on and do better. As I always say, it takes a village it’s not just one person. This is not just an accomplishment for me, but for my whole team. I am beyond honored. I love you guys! 2016? #letsdoit”

(Photo source: Instagram – @serenawilliams)