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Serena Williams Was Just Named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson Of The Year

Sports Illustrated puts the athlete and all-around queen exactly where she should be.

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SI says Williams earned the title both because of her phenomenal year in terms of numbers, and her almost superhuman dedication to her game (and basically everything else).

Not only did Williams win 53 of the 56 professional matches she played this year — she also persevered through multiple injuries and illnesses, including a 101º fever at the French Open, which she STILL WON.


... and even CHASED DOWN AND HAD RIDICULOUS MERCY ON some jerk who tried to steal her cell phone.