Why isn’t she as universally liked as say Pete Sampras, the one other all-time great her game resembles the most? A lot of finesse, but she very often can steamroll her opponents in a manner that might seem like she is overpowering them.
I think whichever reason it is, it is unfair. She is, and should always be remembered as a bona-fide legend. Her sister not quite so much though. It must be a little disheartening being Venus Williams, really.