It’s a busy time in sports. You’ve got the record-breaking viewership of the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Women’s World Cup, and the FIFA scandal (the latest headlines suggest Jack Warner diverted Haiti Earthquake relief funds to his own bank account). But don’t let any of this distract you from one of the most amazing sports stories in recent times. Serena Williams just won the French Open. That’s her 20th major title. She’s been dominating her sport for years. And it’s been anything but easy. Here’s Grantland’s Brian Phillips on Serena Williams’s dominance and the passage of time.