Serena Williams has not won a Grand Slam tournament since 2016, and after her last loss to Wimbledon by Simona Halep, she was questioned about how much she focused on tennis. came a short Saturday when Callepe defeated her, 6-2, 6-2, in less than an hour at the All England Club. During his press conference after the game, Williams was asked about critics who say she must "stop fighting for equality" and focus more on her game. and the people who look like you and me will be the day I'm in the grave, "she said.
The reporter cites comments made by legendary tennis player Billy Jean King in an interview with Metro late last month, according to Bleacher Report
"She has a baby business, she is trying to help gender equality, especially for women with skin color, it is actually an initiative of Billie Jean King's leadership, and she and Venus are the two advisors for this "newspaper. "[It makes winning a Slam] much harder. I'd like to see her put aside everything else. She has people working on these things. "
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King explained his statement in a twitter on Saturday. she wrote. "In all she does, Serena highlights what we all need to fight to achieve equality for everyone."
Williams has another blow to tie the record this season in the United States. There will be a lot of noise surrounding her in the tournament. Williams had a crash in the tennis officers during the final against Naomi Osaka, the dispute overshadowing Osaka's first major victory. outburst.