October 4, 2008
The POWER 100: Influential Sports Figures
BusinessWeek has released another Power 100 list. This time the list focuses on the Top 100 Influential figures in the area of Sports. Serena closes the list at #100.
SERENA WILLIAMS (Tennis champ)
"Already in ads for Hewlett-Packard, Nike, and Kraft, the winner of the 2008 U.S. Open and a gold medalist in Beijing is likely to pick up more endorsements."
* Serena was one of only two tennis players making the list. The other being Andre Agassi at #56.
* Serena was also one of only five females on the list. (The other four being: #50 Danica Patrick (Indy Racing League Driver), #74 Katie Bayne (Chief Marketing Officer, Coca-Cola North America), #75 Lesa France (Kennedy President, International Speedway), and #78 Christine Driessen (CFO and Executive Vice-President, ESPN).