Williams looks back on journey to the top

Updated: October 23, 2008, 4:36 PM ET
By Jay Corbin | ESPNRISE.com

By winning the 2008 U.S. Open Junior Championship, CoCo Vandeweghe showed why she's considered perhaps the most promising young American tennis star on the scene today (as if her 116 mph serve wasn't enough). But getting to the apex of the sport won't be easy.

At least not with Serena Williams in the way. Nine years after winning her first of nine Grand Slams, Williams is still going strong at the age of 27. The 2008 U.S. Open main draw champion is ranked No. 1 in the world, and ...

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