December 15, 2015 05:00 PM

Serena Williams is just as much of a star in front of the camera as she is on the tennis court.

The Sports Illustrated 2015 Sportsperson of the Year, 34, shared on Instagram a behind-the-scenes photo from her cover shoot, in which she is hanging from a ring while wearing a white dress that showcases her athletic physique.

“I have some fun shots from the Sports Illustrated shoot,” she captioned the photograph. “I love this one. #deepbreath #GettingReadyForNextYear.”

The tennis pro also shared her excitement at winning the coveted title in another Instagram post.

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“This year was spectacular for me,” she captioned her Instagram of the cover shot, which shows her wearing a sexy body suit while sitting on a golden throne. “For @SportsIllustrated to recognize my hard work, my dedication, and my sheer determination gives me hope to continue on and do better.”

“As I always say, it takes a village – it’s not just one person,” she continued. “This is not just an accomplishment for me, but for my whole team. I am beyond honored. I love you guys! 2016? #letsdoit.”

Williams hasn’t been shy about flaunting her amazing figure lately – she was also recently featured in the 2016 Pirelli calendar, in which she posed for photographer Annie Leibovitz wearing only a pair of underwear.

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