Serena Williams bids farewell to tennis after 3rdround US open loss

By Satyajit 04/09/2022

Serena Williams went from learning tennis on public courts in a notorious American gangland neighborhood to becoming a superstar for a generation. 

Serena Williams 40 Year old legend bid farewell to the sport after her defeat to Ajla Tomlijanovic at the US Open 2022.  

Serena became an African-American icon in a white dominated sport, winning 23 Grand Slam titles and smashing aside milestones. n. 

Serena and sister Venus were executive producers on the movie ‘King Richard’ that told the Hollywood fairytale of them being taught tennis by father Richard Williams. 

Serena won her first Grand Slam title at the 1999 US Open at age 17 and in 2017 captured her 23rd and most recent major title at the Australian Open while pregnant with Olympia. 

Alexis Kerry Ohanian is an American internet entrepreneur and investor. He is co-founder and executive chairman of Reddit and husband of Serena Williams. 

Serena Williams gave birth to a daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian in Sept 2017 and spent 6 weeks bedridden after a pulmonary embolism, but battled back to make her return to competition five months later. 

Serena Williams says she ready to be a mom and explore a different version of herself, Williams said as she looked ahead to family time with daughter Olympia. 

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