Another opponent described as tough by Serena Williams in an interview was American Lindsay Davenport. Serena has beaten her
10 out of 14 times. Their first meeting was in Chicago in 1997 where Lindsay won 6-4, 6-4. Serena has beaten her 4 out of 5 times in grand slams. Their last meeting was the Australian open final in 2005 where Serena won 2-6, 6-3, 6-0.