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Serena Williams Is Strong And Beautiful On The Cover Of New York Magazine

08/10/2015 10:57 EDT | Updated 08/10/2015 10:59 EDT

Serena Williams isn't built like a man, she's built like a strong, beautiful lady.

Proof? Her cover shoot for New York Magazine's fashion issue.

The 33-year-old tennis champ stars on the glossy's highly-anticipated cover photographed by Norman Jean Roy wearing a black, form-fitting Elizabeth and James dress that shows off her curves beautifully. A thigh-high slit adds to the sexiness as do her bold brows, smoky eyes and nude lips.

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Other photos from the shoot include the 21-time grand slam winner in a black Wolford bodysuit and a cut-out body suit by Baja East which shows off her insane abs (#BodyGoals, anyone?).

Of course, Serena is no stranger to the fashion world -- she's covered Vogue twice now (most recently on the glossy's annual shape issue) and has teamed up with HSN to release a fashion line. Her NY Mag shoot coincides with the release of her "Serena's Signature Statement Collection," which is part of her transition from professional tennis to fashion post-career.

Head to New York Magazine's website to read the entire interview, or pick up your coy of the mag on newsstands Aug 10.

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