Now we already know that Serena Williams has been solidified as a GOAT on the subject of the tennis court docket. Nonetheless, earlier this yr she introduced her evolution away from tennis, and she or he formally stepped again from the sport after competing within the U.S. Open final month. Nonetheless, Serena is making it clear that she has not retired from the game.
Lately whereas talking on the TechCrunch Disrupt Convention in assist of her firm Serena Ventures, she made it clear that she isn’t retired. When requested what are the possibilities that we’ll get to see her play once more, she mentioned that the possibilities are “very excessive,” after which continued to joke that she has a tennis court docket at her home. Nonetheless, there have been no talks of her competing professionally.
In accordance with CBS Sports activities, Serena spoke about her firm and in addition mentioned,
“I began this firm some time in the past, so I simply jumped proper into that. I didn’t even take into consideration the entire retirement. I nonetheless haven’t actually thought of it. However I did go on the court docket the opposite day and [realized] for the primary time in my life that I’m not taking part in for a contest and that felt very bizarre. It was like the primary day of the remainder of my life, and to this point, I’m having fun with it. However I’m nonetheless looking for that stability.”
Final month, tennis followers had been excited when she was requested if she can be pulling a Tom Brady whereas showing on The Tonight Present. On the time, she responded and mentioned, “Tom Brady began an incredible pattern.”
As beforehand reported, Serena Williams introduced her evolution away from the game in Vogue Journal.
On the time, she mentioned,
“I’ve by no means preferred the phrase retirement. It doesn’t really feel like a contemporary phrase to me. I’ve been pondering of this as a transition, however I need to be delicate about how I exploit that phrase, which suggests one thing very particular and essential to a group of individuals. Possibly one of the best phrase to explain what I’m as much as is evolution. I’m right here to inform you that I’m evolving away from tennis, towards different issues which can be essential to me.”
Within the subject, she additionally spoke intimately about increasing her household, saying, “Consider me, I by no means wished to have to decide on between tennis and a household. I don’t suppose it’s honest. If I had been a man, I wouldn’t be scripting this as a result of I’d be on the market taking part in and successful whereas my spouse was doing the bodily labor of increasing our household.”
Serena was dropped at tears and acquired a standing ovation following her final match eventually month’s U.S. Open.
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 3, 2022
Roommates, would ya’ll need to see Serena again on the tennis court docket competing once more?
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