Serena Williams Congratulates Lewis Hamilton On His Podium Record

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Former World No.01 Serena Williams is one of the greatest players in women tennis all around the world. She holds the record of winning the most number of Grand Slams in the open era and the most ever after Margaret court.

Australian has won 24 slams and Serena Williams has 23 under her name. It is also a reason why her performance at the upcoming US Open 2020 is so crucial and anticipated. 

The Spanish Grand Prix 2020 recently ended and Lewis Hamilton came out with not only a win but also a record to his name! The six-time Formula One World Champion broke the record for the greatest number of podiums in history by securing his 156th podium finish in Formula 1.

Additionally, The previous record-holder was Michael Schumacher who stood on the podium 155 times between 1992 and 2012.

Williams being a sports lover and a fellow sports star, took to Instagram to congratulate the 35-year-old British racing driver. She put up a poster saying ‘most podiums in history’ on her story and captioned it “Wow congratulations @lewishamilton”. 

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Tennis is not the only sports Serena Williams follows!

This is isn’t the first time the American has shown her interest in F1 racing. Serena Williams has attended the F1 events in the past, including the Formula One Mexican Grand Prix in 2016. That was the event where the two were seen holding hands as they made their way through the circuit.

Moreover, The former World No.01 recently got back on the court after more than five months at the Top Seed Open in Lexington. Due to the imposed lockdown, no event took place in the past several months.

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Unfortunately, the 38-year-old had to face a loss in the quarter-finals against Shelby Rogers. It was her first loss since 2012 to a rival outside the WTA’s top 100, with Rogers holding the 116th rank. 


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