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High life

Serena Williams is an all-time great – but is it wrong not to declare her the greatest?

Once upon a time sport was not political. Nowadays expressing anything that can be construed as orthodoxy is hate speech

12 September 2015

9:00 AM

12 September 2015

9:00 AM

Serena Williams, according to some commentators the greatest woman who has ever graced this earth of ours, will complete the calendar year of grand-slam tennis by winning the United States Open. At least that is what I expect will have happened (I am writing this column before the final has been played).

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