There is no debate when it comes to the greatest women's tennis player of all time. But Alexis Ohanian took it a step further while rocking a custom shirt that said "Greatest Female Athlete" with Serena Williams's picture after securing a spot in the semifinals at the Australian Open. But the best part..."Female" was crossed out.
— ESPN (@espn) February 16, 2021
Ohanian has been known to cheer on his wife at every big tournament she plays, and this Australian Open he wanted to send a message to the doubters. This shirt was an indicator that the Williams team has bigger aspirations than tennis. They believe Serena should be on the pantheon of athletes across all sports.
They have a great argument.
23 Grand Slam singles titles, 14 Grand Slam doubles titles, four gold medals, and has been ranked No. 1 for 319 weeks. There are only 52 weeks in a year, by the way.
Williams is truly second to none in accomplishments. She holds the most Grand Slam titles ever - ahead of Steffi Graf at 22, and Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert at 18.
— ESPYS (@ESPYS) June 21, 2017
Now we are awaiting Serena's chance to win 24 by the end of the week in Melbourne and Ohanian to put that shirt for sale. We'd be one of the first in the long line for that purchase.