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Serena Williams Thanks Her Sister Venus Williams After Finishing Her Final Match

On Friday evening, tennis champ Serena Williams played just what may be the match that is last of magnificent career. Williams lost the game that is final played at Arthur Ashe Stadium to Australia’s Ajla Tomljanović. The Slam that is 23-Grand champion interviewed after the loss, but her focus was on the gratitude she felt towards her family, particularly her sister, Venus Williams and her father Richard Williams, who trained both of his daughters as tennis players.

“Thank you, Daddy. I know you’re watching,” she said, growing emotional. “Thanks, Mom. Oh, my God…I thank everyone that’s here, that’s been on my side so years that are many years. Oh, my gosh, literally years. However it all began with my moms and dads. And additionally they deserve every thing. And So I’m actually grateful for them.”

As Williams teared up, she stated which they had been tears that are“happy*)She continued, speaking to her sister in the audience: “I wouldn’t be Serena if there wasn’t Venus, so thank you, Venus. She she’s the reason that is only Serena Williams ever existed.”

The champ continued to thank her spouse Alexis Ohanian and her child Olympia, not to mention, most of her fans whom crowded the arena. Williams announced her planned retirement from tennis month that is last and it was expected that her send off at the US Open would be highly attended.

“It’s been a fun ride,” she added. “It’s been the most ride that is incredible journey I ever been on, after all, in my own life. I am simply therefore grateful to every person that is single’s ever said, ‘Go, Serena,’ in their life. I’m just so grateful…You got me here.”

People have questioned if Williams will leave competition in really the activity once and for all and she’s kept the doorway somewhat available.

“I can’t imagine not being involved in tennis,” she said

for me, tennis has been such a huge part of my life,. “I don’t know what that involvement is yet. But I feel like it’s provided me with so opportunities that are many. During that, it is supplied other folks with many opportunities that are amazing. I think it means so much to me in my life, and I’ve had so many amazing moments, without it. that I don’t see a future” Aimée Lutkin may be the week-end editor at ELLE.com. Her writing has starred in Jezebel, Glamour, Marie Claire and much more. Every book that is first The Lonely Hunter

will likely to be released by Dial Press in February 2022.(*)

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