Serena Williams close to retirement?

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Serena Williams close to retirement?

Serena Williams during an interview for Bloomerang at the Super Bowl, she talked about thinking about her retirement. On that occasion, the winner of 23 Grand Slams spoke about her future, between entrepreneurship and the desire to expand her family.

It is since Wimbledon that Serena Williams has not played a match on the WTA circuit: in the first round of the English Grand Slam, the American was forced to retire due to injury. Since then, the current WTA number 247 has not yet returned to the tennis courts; for this reason, Bloomerang admitted to the media that she was thinking about the retirement hypothesis: "I love to play tennis, but I know I can't do it for the rest of my life.

I'm ready for that day. I've been preparing for that day for more than a decade. I think it's very important to always have a plan, and I've always had a plan." In recent years, she has also joined her sports life as an entrepreneur, creating her own personal brand.

"It's a game of balance and some days are more difficult than others. “It's definitely more difficult because I'm a mother and a wife and I want to be able to spend time with my family, I want to be the best mother.

Also, I have a wonderful team around me. There are overwhelming days, but I have to find a way to make it work. I absolutely want to have more children. Balance is the key, I'm just trying to find that balance. We always ask ourselves: Are we ready?' I know that time passes and I have to understand when it will happen.

I hope it is soon, when I will not feel any pressure."

Roger Federer excited about past success

During an interview with Eurosport, Roger Federer recalled his historical triumph at the 2017 Australian Open. Federer said: "Winning the 2017 Australian Open was undoubtedly one of the most special of my entire career.

I had just returned from a long hiatus and I had presented myself in Melbourne without great expectations. There was a very strong emotional component in those two weeks, heightened by the splendid final against Rafael Nadal.

It is a memory that will remain forever in my memory." In a long interview with the Tennis365 portal, Justine Henin admitted that it will be very difficult for Roger to be competitive again at almost 41 years old. she said: "Everyone hopes that Federer can return to playing at the highest level, but we know it will be very complicated at his age.

Federer, Nadal and Djokovic have made tennis history, there is no doubt about it. At the same time, we need to get used to the idea that one day they will stop. That moment is getting closer and closer, especially for Roger."

The last two seasons have not been particularly lucky for Roger Federer. The former world number 1 has played very little due to a serious knee injury, which is ruining the latter part of his immense career. The Swiss star played just 13 official matches last year, collecting nine wins and four losses.

The 40-year-old from Basel reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon thanks also to a not impossible scoreboard, but his path was abruptly interrupted against Hubert Hurkacz on Center Court. A few weeks later, the 20-time Grand Slam champion announced he was undergoing his third knee operation in 18 months.

King Roger, who had to salute the Top 10 for the first time since 2017, hopes to be back in action this summer. His presence at the Championships is highly doubtful, as Federer himself admitted in a recent interview with Credit Suisse. Everyone's hope is that the Swiss can treat himself to one last round of the joust before hanging up his racket.