Serena Williams teases tennis followers as she says ‘I’m not retired’


Serena Williams continues to tease tennis followers about whether or not they are going to see her again on courtroom, this time saying she is “not retired” from the game.

Williams, thought of by many as the best participant of all time, introduced she would “evolve away from tennis” after this yr’s US Open, including that she “never liked the word retirement.”

In a quick comeback to the game final yr, the 23-time grand slam champion accomplished in singles at Wimbledon, the Nationwide Financial institution Open, the Western & Southern Open and the US Open, the place she was knocked out by Ajla Tomljanović within the third spherical.

Talking on the latest TechCrunch Disrupt convention in San Francisco to advertise Serena Ventures, her funding firm, Williams, 41, mentioned: “I’m not retired … The chances are very high [of playing again]. You come to my house, I’ve got a court.”

Final month, in an interview on Good Morning America, Williams mentioned “you never know” to a return to aggressive tennis and defined how NFL quarterback Tom Brady had “started a really cool trend.”

The 45-year-old Brady mentioned he was retiring from the NFL in February, solely to later reverse that call and proceed his profession with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this season.

As a part of her plans to “evolve away from tennis,” Williams mentioned she could be spending extra time along with her household, in addition to pursuing her enterprise pursuits and charity ambassador roles.