Serena Williams — one of many all-time greats — is retiring from tennis.
In a column for Vogue, the legendary tennis star introduced her retirement from the game in an effort to focus extra on rising her household — however she is going to nonetheless play on this yr’s US Open.
“I’ve by no means appreciated the phrase retirement, Williams stated. “It does not really feel like a contemporary phrase to me. I have been considering of this as a transition, however I need to be delicate about how I exploit that phrase, which implies one thing very particular and vital to a group of individuals. Possibly the very best phrase to explain what I am as much as is evolution.”
“I am right here to inform you that I am evolving away from tennis, towards different issues which might be vital to me,” she continued. “A number of years in the past I quietly began Serena Ventures, a enterprise capital agency. Quickly after that, I began a household. I need to develop that household.”
“I by no means wished to have to decide on between tennis and a household. I do not assume it is honest. If I have been a man, I would not be scripting this as a result of I might be on the market enjoying and successful whereas my spouse was doing the bodily labor of increasing our household,” Williams stated within the article.
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