Serena Williams’ marketing campaign at the USA Open 2022 got here to an finish on Saturday, as she misplaced 5-7, 7-6(4), 1-6 to Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic in her 3rd fixture of the ladies’s singles match. After the fit, Serena fought thru her feelings and cried to thank her oldsters and elder sister Venus Williams for his or her reinforce. On the court docket, she stated, “Oh my god, thank you so much! You guys were amazing today. I tried but Ajla just played a little bit better. Thank you, Daddy. I know you’re watching. Thanks, Mom. Oh my god. I just thank everyone that’s here that’s been on my side so many years, decades, oh my gosh, literally decades. But it all started with my parents, and they deserve everything. So I’m really grateful for them. “
“Oh my god, these are happy tears! I guess, I don’t know. And I wouldn’t be Serena if [there] wasn’t Venus, so thank you, Venus! She’s the only reason Serena Williams ever existed”, she additional added.
Here is the video of Serena expressing her ‘satisfied tears’ after the fit:
In what was once almost certainly her final aggressive look, Serena was once requested about her retirement choice from the sport, to which she quipped, “you never know”, hinting she would possibly no longer hand over aggressive tennis but.
The 23-time Grand Slam winner was once in just right shape and led in all 3 units at one level, however spoiled the benefit in two. In the overall set, she was once main 1-0 ahead of conceding six successive video games. In the second one set, she completed with 51 unforced mistakes, 21 greater than her Aussie opponent. In the primary set, she was once main 5-3, however ultimately misplaced it. In the second one set, she wanted 5 set issues to in spite of everything protected that one for her fit.