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    She’s an American professional tennis player who is ranked No. 1 in women\’s singles tennis.

    She’s regarded as the greatest female tennis player of all time.

    She was the second-highest-paid female athlete in 2015 according to Forbes, with US$24.6 million earned from prize money and endorsements.

    She’s Serena Williams and here are her Top 10 Rules for Success.

    1. Work toward your goals
    Her first professional event was at the age of 14. She lost in the first round of qualifying to Annie Miller, winning just two games.

    2. Never give up
    Ranked world No. 304, she upset world No. 7 Mary Pierce and world No. 4 Monica Seles.

    3. Stay calm
    She became the world No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002.

    4. #Believe in yourself
    As of July 18, 2016, she has been ranked world No. 1 for 179 consecutive weeks, seven weeks shy of Steffi Graf\’s record.

    5. Always aim to improve
    She holds the most major singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles combined amongst active players.

    6. Surround yourself with positivity
    Her record of 38 major titles puts her fourth on the all-time list and second in the open era.

    7. Be hungry for success
    Her total of 22 Grand Slam singles titles is tied with Steffi Graf for the most in the Open Era.

    8. Take it one step at a time
    She is also the only tennis player to have won 10 Grand Slam singles titles in two separate decades.

    9. Prepare yourself mentally
    In December 2015, she was named Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine.

    10. Train hard
    The arrival of the Williams sisters has been credited with launching a new era of power tennis in the women\’s game.

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    Love who you are.
    Be the best you can be.
    Enjoy every moment.