Serena Williams will retire after the US Open, which kicks off at the end of August. Williams is the most successful singles player of the ‘open era’ with 23 Grand Slam titles to her name.
Serena will retire after the US Open, which kicks off at the end of August. Will there be a last hurrah? It’s as if Williams anticipated this question from his fans.
“I don’t know if I’ll be ready to win New York. But I will try,” she wrote.
Williams has 73 career singles titles and 23 career doubles titles, most of which have come with her older sister Venus.
“I hesitated to admit that I have to stop playing tennis. It’s like a taboo subject. It comes back and I start to cry,” the tennis legend wrote in a heartfelt post where she guided the reader. her formative years and thanked the people who helped her on her record-breaking journey.
The tennis star has often been called the best female tennis player to grace the courts and in the article she admits the ‘GOAT’ debate led her to pursue Margret Court’s record.
“There are people who say I’m not the GOAT because I haven’t surpassed Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam titles, which she achieved before the ‘open era’ began. in 1968,” Williams wrote. “I would be lying if I said I didn’t want this record.”
And then ?
Williams wrote about how she plans to become more involved with Serena Ventures in the future. The company raised $111 million from outside funding and banks this year.
“Seventy-eight percent of our portfolio happens to be businesses created by women and people of color, because that’s who we are. On the other hand, my husband is white, and it’s important to me to be inclusive of everyone. Serena Ventures was an all-female company until recently when we hired our first man, a diversity employee!” she writes.
First post: STI