Serena Williams recently opened up about her life after retiring from tenniswhich took place in September 2022. The former United States champion revealed that she was going through a very difficult period, after the decision to hang up the racket.
She wrote on Twitter: «Right now I allow myself to be tired. I’m relaxing a bit. I want to be who I am. It’s harder than I thought. I’ve never allowed my body to do any of this.» Serena announced her goodbye to tennis in a letter to Vogue in Augustahead of the US Open 2022.
She said at the time: «I’ve never liked the word ‘retirement’. It doesn’t sound like a modern word to me. I see this as a transition phase, but I want to be sensitive about the use of this word, which indicates something very specific and important to a community of people.
Perhaps the best word to use is evolution.» Serena never uttered the word: retreat. However, a sensational her like her back seems really too far away.. a utopia It would be wonderful if the best tennis player of all time gave herself one last chance to try to win the coveted 24th Slam, but now her life is focused on something else.
That is why there seems to be no room for a comeback. she has her own familywith her husband Alexis Ohanian and daughter Olympia who she spends a lot of time with, especially her daughter (as evidenced by her many social media posts). Also, Serena has her passions, fashion, investing and business..
a very full life, although there are no commitments on the court. Serena Williams has undoubtedly been an icon of women’s tennis throughout her splendid career, bringing both the movement and her opponents with her enormous talent and achievements.
The American champion recently retired from the world of sports, having remade a series of records, including 23 Grand Slam titles out of a total of 73 on the WTA Tour, an absolute record in the Open Era, also including men, since The Spanish Rafael Nadal is currently stuck at 22.
After a year away from official competitive tournaments, the American was once again seen by fans from all over the world at Wimbledon, thanks to a wild card granted by the organizers. In that circumstance, the 41-year-old gave it her all but immediately stopped herself in the main draw after a great battle.
In Toronto she manages to win a match before being eliminated by Belinda Bencic, while in Cincinnati the fittest Brit Emma Raducanu, already winner of the 2021 US Open, gave her nothing by beating her in two quick sets.
Only in New York did he say goodbye to tennis paying tribute to the public above all with some incredible performances. She gets the first win over Kovinic in her debut and then earns herself a ticket to the third round, placing No. 2 in the Anett Kontaveit draw in three sets.
She became the only athlete to beat a top 10 athlete for four consecutive decades. Aija Tomljanovic gave her no chance at the end of a very tough challenge and she greeted all her fans in tears.