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WTA legend Serena Williams is currently No. 8 in the WTA Rankings.

Serena On Roger: 'He Is Really The Greatest Player'

WTA legend reflects on Federer's legacy after first-round Parma win

WTA superstar Serena Williams won her first-round match at the Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma, and afterwards she had plenty of praise for former World No. 1 Roger Federer, who will play his second tournament of the year this week at the Gonet Geneva Open.

“I think two words sum it up: Roger Federer," Williams said of Federer’s legacy. “He’s just a synopsis of greatness and class and amazing and really changed the game. You see players playing like him, moving like him, doing his techniques. The guy is [a] genius.”

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Williams has accomplished everything there is to achieve in professional tennis, and even she admitted she is a Federer “superfan”.

“I just feel like he is really the greatest player. Just look at him," Williams said. “You can’t not like the guy, that’s how I feel. His game is so fantastic. If I could only play like him!”

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