Serena Williams is preparing for her retirement

Serena Williams is preparing for her retirement

Serena Williams is preparing for her retirement

Serena Williams is reflecting on the end of her glorious tennis career. At 40, the tennis player with the most Grand Slams of the Open era (23) has announced that she is moving “from tennis to other, more important things”.

The tennis player reflected on her future in a massive column published in Vogue this Tuesday. “I’ve never liked the word retirement,” he says. “It doesn’t seem like a modern word to me. I’ve seen this as a transition, but I want to be careful how I use this word, which means something very specific and important to a community of people,” explains Williams. “Perhaps the best word to describe what I do is is evolution. I’m here to tell you that I’m moving from tennis to other things that are important to me. A few years ago I started Serena Ventures, a venture capital firm. Shortly after that I started a family. I want that family I’m hesitant to admit to myself or others that I need to stop playing tennis.”

Williams hasn’t given an exact date for his departure from the tracks, but acknowledges in a post on Instagram that “the countdown has started” and he needs to “enjoy the next few weeks.” According to the New York Times, Serena Williams will retire after the US Open, the first major she won in her career in 1999, which begins in New York at the end of August.

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