Serena: ‘What she does and what she achieved, it’s something unbelievable’

Serena Williams serves during her third-round match against Qiang Wang in the Australian Open on Jan. 24.
Serena Williams serves during her third-round match against Qiang Wang in the Australian Open on Jan. 24.
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Helene Elliott joined the Los Angeles Times’ sports department in 1989. She became the first female journalist to be honored with a plaque in the Hall of Fame of a major professional sport as the 2005 winner of the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Elmer Ferguson Award, awarded to writers “who have brought honor to journalism and to hockey.” A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, she has covered 16 Olympics. She recently crossed covering Wimbledon off her bucket list.