Serena Williams has received the Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year Award for 2010. Williams also won the award in 2003. Kim Clijsters received the Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award for winning the U.S. Open after being away from the tour for two years.
Williams won the Comeback award in 2007.
The Laureus World Sports Awards are the most prestigious international awards given to athletes.