"I'm relentless about being the absolute best at whatever I do — including being the best groupie for my wife & daughter."
Serena Williams first made the shocking announcement that she was "evolving away from tennis" in an August interview with Vogue.
“THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME! Serena Williams is the GOAT.”
She has the talent and drive to earn another championship. But even if she loses, she has nothing to prove to anyone anymore.
"This is what I do best. I love a challenge, and I love rising to a challenge," Williams said.
Serena Williams will retire from tennis following the US Open after a legendary career, and it's an honor to watch her play one last tournament — and to see her daughter Olympia cheer her on from the sidelines.
Stars, they're fans of the GOAT just like us!
Four-year-old Olympia Ohanian wore her hair in white beads, a nod to her mom's look at the 1999 US Open, and also matched the black Nike dress Serena wore on Monday.
Meghan Markle Revealed How She And Harry Were Forced To Leave Archie Behind To Attend An Official Engagement After His Nursery Caught Fire
The Duchess of Sussex talked to her longtime friend Serena Williams about ambition, stereotypes of women, and the tennis star's impending retirement, on the first episode of Meghan's podcast, Archetypes.
"If I were a guy, I wouldn’t be writing this because I’d be out there playing and winning while my wife was doing the physical labor of expanding our family," she wrote.
I'm not OK right now...
"I've set really good boundaries, but then after work, I'm going right to my daughter."
Black People Are Three Times More Likely To Die In Childbirth, And Serena Williams’ Own Experience Gives A Stark Insight Into How This Happens
Serena told medical staffers that she needed a CAT scan and a heparin drip. A nurse told her, “I think all this medicine is making you talk crazy.”
Serena Williams Explained How She Was Forced To Plan Her Own Medical Care When Her C-Section Caused Life-Threatening Complications
"Being heard and appropriately treated was the difference between life or death for me."
"The Power Of The Dog" Director Jane Campion Apologized For Her "Thoughtless" Remarks About Venus And Serena Williams
"The last thing I would ever want to do is minimize remarkable women."
"Venus and Serena, you are such marvels. However, you do not play against the guys like I have to."
Let's find out how much of a fan you really are.
18 Then-And-Now Photos Of Famous Siblings Who Went Through Quite The Transformation Over The Last Decade
Cole and Dylan Sprouse have really evolved so much.
“I’m not saying that everything he did was correct, but I could also just see my dad in him.”
Emma Thompson forcing everyone to dance at Adele's concert was everything.
Not to be dramatic, but I would die if this happened to me.
"Venus and Serena are going to shake up this world."
"Even if you don't understand tennis, you understand family."
Meanwhile, I'm over here sifting through my junk mail looking for good Wendy's coupons.
Ya llovió, pues.
These celebs are BFFs for life.
24 Celeb Siblings Where We Can't Even Think Of One Without Mentioning The Other, And What They Looked Like Growing Up
The Obamas have grown up so much!!
Que Ricky Martin vaya a cumplir 50 años me hace sentir como una ANTIGUEDAD.
Here's 28 Famous Couples — Half Of Them Fly Under The Radar And The Other Half Shove Their Relationships Down Our Throats
"Everything I've learned about Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello has been against my will."
Who knew so many reality stars were on Tinder?
Here's what you might've missed!
From Beyoncé to Jennifer Aniston to Snoop Dogg.
So much excellence in one place ✨
What I would give to just be within earshot of a conversation featuring Megan Thee Stallion, Taraji P. Henson, and Mary J. Blige.
Please, PLEASE let me move in.
Kanye West, Chris Pratt, Taylor Swift, and more.
Let's put your skills to the test!
Will Smith Will Play Venus And Serena Williams' Dad In "King Richard," And The Trailer Already Has Me Tearing Up
"I think you might have the next Michael Jordan." "I gots me the next two."
Happy birthday to you!
"It's a little desperate for a grown man to be bad-mouthing someone they don't know." —Cara Delevingne
Prince's manager cold-emailed Zooey Deschanel to tell her that Prince wanted a guest role on New Girl.
Here Are 15 Sets Of Famous Siblings, And I'll Be Extremely Impressed If You Can Remember Who's The Oldest
Brothers and sisters and half-siblings, oh my!
Serena Williams Said She's "Heartbroken" After Retiring From A Match With Injury. Now Wimbledon Is Facing Backlash For Putting Players In Danger.
"Why are they putting the athletes in so much danger?"
It was a simpler time when vignettes and the Valencia filter ran our Instagram feeds.
"There's a lot of reasons that I made my Olympic decision," she said.
"That's my wife."
Serena Williams Showed Support To Naomi Osaka After She Was Criticized For Not Doing Press At The French Open
"I wish I could give her a hug because I know what it's like. I've been in those positions."
"My mom reviews Bridgerton..."
Serena Williams Stopped A Press Conference And Left The Room In Tears After Questions And Rumors About Her Retirement
"If I ever say farewell, I wouldn't tell anyone."
Barbara Walters: "Do you ever wear a skirt?" Katharine Hepburn: "I have one — I'll wear it to your funeral."
Serena Williams Said It’s Important To Always Stick Up For Yourself In This Negative World We’re Living In
“I’ve always done this since day one,” Williams told BuzzFeed News’ Profile.
But she also clapped for her Aunt Venus, who her mom was playing!
The US Has Charged Russian Intelligence Officers With Trying To Hack Serena Williams And Other Olympians
The intelligence officers are accused of trying to hack anti-doping agencies and individuals who investigated or criticized Russia's state-sponsored doping program.
Australian cartoonist Mark Knight initially defended his cartoon from critics, saying, "I’m sorry it has been taken by social media and distorted so much."
“The person who drew this is garbage.”
Williams lost to Naomi Osaka, 20, Saturday night.
Serena Williams Got Into A Heated Argument With An Umpire After He Accused Her Of Cheating During The US Open Final
“I don't cheat to win. I’d rather lose.”
In a match marked by a blowout argument between Williams and tennis officials, the 20-year-old Osaka is the first Japanese-born woman to win a Grand Slam final.
“It will no longer be accepted,” said the French Tennis Federation president. “One must respect the game and the place.”
Saturday's match was Williams' first grand-slam final since giving birth just 10 months ago. Germany's Kerber won 6–3, 6–3.
“It’s OK to go out and be a woman and become a mother and then come back to your job,” said the head of the US Tennis Association.
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"Three Billboards" could never.
Black Women Are Speaking Out After Serena Williams Revealed She Faced Life-Threatening Birth Complications
In a Vogue cover story, Williams said doctors initially ignored her concerns when she identified her own symptoms of a pulmonary embolism after giving birth.
Sharapova's new memoir suggests that she still can't seem to accept the reality that her whiteness is not enough to compensate for her own failings.
The tennis Grand Slam champion and fiancé Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian welcomed a baby girl on Friday.
Almost 50 years after tennis's Battle of the Sexes, we're still doing this apparently.
All hail the Queen of Twitter comebacks.