Through his Twitter profile, Brett Haber defended Serena Williams‘ choice to return to the game at almost 41 years old. Brett wrote: «You can’t blame Serena Williams for suffering a heavy loss near the end of her career.
On the contrary, he has shown some courage in returning to the game at almost 41 years old and accepting his current difficulties. She has given so many. to have the chance to admire him one last time.» Greg Rusedski also expressed his opinion on the matter: «I understand Serena’s decision to retire.
His first Grand Slam triumph dates back to 1999, 23 years have passed. She can’t go on forever. Regardless of Margaret Court’s track record, I think Williams is the best of them all. She took tennis to another level and entered the homes of people who were not used to following our sport.
It would be great if he retired by winning the US Open like Pete Sampras did. Woe to underestimate the pride of a legend.»
Serena Williams retirement
The announcement of the imminent retirement of Serena Williams left everyone speechless.
Although it was not a ray from nowhere, the farewell of one of the greatest athletes of all time cannot leave you indifferent. The American legend, who has played very little in the last two seasons, will greet the tennis world in New York.
The US Open will be his last professional tournament, as well as marking the end of an era. The former WTA No. 1 has expressed her desire to spend more time with her family and pursue other projects. Barring a sensational backlash in Flushing Meadows, Serena won’t be able to match Margaret Court’s main record.
After losing to Belinda Bencic in Toronto, the 23-time Grand Slam champion racked up just four games against Emma Raducanu in Cincinnati. The winner of the US Open 2021 prevailed in just over an hour and will face Victoria Azarenka in the second round.