\'Evolving Away From Tennis\': Serena Williams Hints At Retirement After US Open

‘Evolving away from tennis’: Serena Williams hints at retirement after US Open

Toronto 9th August : Serena Williams, the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion, on Tuesday hinted at her retirement, stating that she is “evolving away from tennis” following the US Open.
Writing for Vogue the American stated that she is working toward “other aspects that I value” she added she dislikes the term “retirement”.

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Williams returned to singles at Wimbledon in June following an extended injury lay-off which caused speculation of her future retirement.She won her first singles victory in 14 months winning against the Spaniard Nuria Parrizas Diaz in the second round of the National Bank Open in Toronto on Monday.

The 40-year-old said afterwards she was “getting close to seeing the bright end of the tunnel” with regards to her amazing career, and then backed up the assertion with her own article.

“I have never enjoyed the word”retirement.It doesn’t seem like a contemporary word to me.I’ve thought of this as a transition , but I’m trying to be cautious to how I use that word, which refers to something particular and crucial to a particular group of individuals,” Williams wrote in Vogue.

“Maybe the most appropriate term to describe what I’m doing is the process of evolution.I’m here to inform you that I’m moving away from Tennis and towards other things that are important to me.

“I’ve been hesitant to acknowledge that I need to quit playing tennis.It’s like it’s a taboo subject.It’s a topic that comes up and I begin to cry.I’m pretty sure the only person I’ve been to that point with is my therapist.” she added.

The world-class player was eliminated by Harmony Tan at Wimbledon in her first singles game in one year earlier this summer, but she has her sights set on winning the US Open in what could be her final tournament.

Williams Her last Grand Slam title came in 2017 to bring her total to 23.She is now just one short of her 24th place, which would put her in line with Margaret Court’s record for the most majors.

“Unfortunately I was not ready to take home Wimbledon this year.I’m not sure whether I’m ready to win in New York.But I’m going to give it a shot.The tournaments that precede it will be enjoyable” she stated in the story.

“I am aware of an idea among fans that I could have tied Margaret on that day in London and then surpass her record in New York, and after the trophy ceremony say, ‘See you later! I understand that.It’s a great fantasy.But I’m not seeking the most solemn, final court moment.I’m terrible at saying goodbyes The worst person in the world.”

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