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Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked No.

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I think I cannot compare this because, you know, after a long season, you are just trying to survive at the end, trying to push yourself, playing still good tennis, but now we have a new season coming, and the motivation is really high again. You know, for me it's important to go on court and try to making the transit in my practice sessions to the match ones.

Serena Williams

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He said he made a motion, i don’t understand what he was talking about. We’ve never had signals.

Serena Williams

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I did n’t get coaching, i do n’t cheat ! I did n’t get coaching. How can you say that ? You owe me an apology. I have never cheated in my life !

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You stole a point from me and you are a thief.

Serena Williams

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He's never taken a game from a man because they said' thief.' For me it blows my mind. But I'm going to continue to fight for women.

Serena Williams

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We already talked. We have a great relationship.

Serena Williams

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4 months ago

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Let's give everyone the credit where credit's due and let's not boo anymore, we're going to get through this and let's be positive. So congratulations, Naomi. No more booing.

Serena Williams

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She really wanted to have the 24th Grand Slam, right, it's on the commercials, it's everywhere.

Serena Williams

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I know that everyone was cheering for her and I'm sorry it had to end like this.

Serena Williams

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I didn’t get coaching, i don’t cheat! I didn’t get coaching. How can you say that? You owe me an apology. I have never cheated in my life!

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Do you know how many other men do things that are much worse than that? This is not fair. There’s a lot of men out here that have said a lot of things, and because they are men, that doesn’t happen to them, there are men out here that do a lot worse but because I’m a woman, because I’m a woman you’re going to take this away from me? That is not right.

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I have always said it. … Not to allow the players to express their feelings is stupid, I mean it’s not a big deal breaking racquets.

Serena Williams

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4 months ago

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I couldn’t shake it out of my mind, it was hard because all I think about is her kids and what they meant to me. And how much I love them.

Serena Williams

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5 months ago

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No matter what, my sister is not coming back for good behavior, it’s unfair that she’ll never have an opportunity to hug me. But also…The Bible talks about forgiveness.

Serena Williams

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5 months ago

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I would like to practice what I preach, and teach (my daughter) Olympia that as well. I want to forgive. I have to get there. I’ll be there.

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5 months ago

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I literally didn't expect to do this well in my fourth tournament back, it's not inevitable for me to be playing like this. I had multiple surgeries and nearly didn't make it when I gave birth. I'm enjoying every moment.

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6 months ago

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I don't feel pressure. I'm here just to be here and prove that I'm back.

Serena Williams

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I don't understand how they did it. I could not go out, as much as I love( Alexis), I don't think I could do it every single day what my dad did. I don't think I could do that, then what my mom did. I don't know. I actually would not be able to do that.

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There's a lot to improve on. This is only my fourth tournament back, i feel like I'm getting to where I want to be. For me, there's so much further I want to go to get back where I was, and hopefully go beyond that.

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I'm feeling pretty good. I haven't had any problems yet. I think a lot of the top players are losing, but they're losing to girls that are playing outstanding, if anything, it shows me every moment that I can't underestimate any of these ladies. They are just going out there swinging and playing for broke.

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This is only my second serious tournament back, i worked really, really hard (to get back playing) and it's been a long, arduous road but I always expected to come out and do the best I can do.

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It wasn't as tight as I was used to, i've played tennis for over 30 years, so I'm so used to( being) incredibly fit.

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I was two months pregnant. I was literally nine weeks by the end of the tournament. Every day that passed I thought, ‘This is a dream,' i had a really tough first round and an even tougher second round. I thought, ‘I’m probably going to lose early. That’s OK. I have a good excuse for the first time.'.

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I had this sense, like, ‘I’m going to marry this guy, but I’m not ready yet, but I know I’m going to marry this guy,' i didn’t know his world at all, but I’ve always been tech-savvy. I had a few investments before I met him, and I wanted to know more. So we started talking, just as friends. Just casually chatting. I was getting hot when he was talking about it all. So after that, we just continued talking, and then, I don’t know — I love his world.

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We’ve got to have more. I don’t know if I want to play if I have another baby, i need to talk to Alexis. We need a plan.

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6 months ago

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I have pretty much had every injury in the book. But this is a little different and I'm clueless as to what to do, i'm just going to do what the doctor thinks I should do.

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7 months ago

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Unfortunately, I'm having some issues with my pec muscle. Right now I can't actually serve it's kind of hard to play, i'm having an MRI( scan) tomorrow, I'm going to stay here to see the doctors and see as many specialists as I can. I won't know( how serious the injury is) until I get those results.

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Unfortunately I'm having some issues with my pec muscle. Right now I can't actually serve it's kind of hard to play, i'm having an MRI( scan) tomorrow, I'm going to stay here to see the doctors and see as many specialists as I can. I won't know( how serious the injury is) until I get those results.

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Unfortunately I'm having some issues with my pec muscle. Right now I can't actually serve. It's kind of hard to play.

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I gave up so much to time with my daughter and my family and put everything on court for this moment, physically I'm doing great, it hasn't been easy, I sacrificed so much to be at this event. I'm going to continue to get better. I had such a wonderful performance in my first Grand Slam back.

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It’s very difficult because I love playing Maria. It’s a match I always get up for, it’s extremely disappointing but I made a promise to myself that if I’m not at least 50 percent, I shouldn’t play.

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I’m beyond disappointed. I gave up so much from time with my daughter and time with my family all for this moment. So it’s really difficult to be in this situation.

Serena Williams

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7 months ago

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She's probably a favorite in this match, i'm just really trying to get my bearings and trying to feel out where I am and see where I can go.

Serena Williams

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7 months ago

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I didn't expect to be reading a book about me, that wasn't necessarily true.

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7 months ago

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We are both on a comeback for two totally different reasons, and she's been on her journey for over a year and I just started mine a couple months ago, so it's just something new and different.

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I think the book was 100 % hearsay, at least all the stuff I read and the quotes that I read, which was a little bit disappointing, i have cried in the locker room many times after a loss, and that's what I have seen a lot of people do. I think it's normal. I think if anything, it shows the passion and the desire and the will that you have to want to go out there and do the best.

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I feel like every match I play I'm getting better and I'm playing tougher opponents and I'm hanging in there, and I feel like it's going to hopefully keep going.

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My priority is Olympia. No matter what, that's my priority, i have given tennis so much and tennis has actually given me a lot, and I couldn't be more grateful.

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You know, it was really exciting to see so much African-American culture impacted in the wedding, and I was really happy that Meghan wanted to incorporate that into it, i think it was just a whole cultural shift and change. It was seeing how far African-Americans have come, I thought it was an incredibly inspiring and beautiful and really motivating thing.

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Nike came up with this idea right when I decided I was going to come back. And so it's kind of interesting how it all tied into the wedding and, you know, then I felt a little awkward! now, you know, Meghan is royalty and I have known her for so many years, and I'm like, I'm not — now she's a princess. A duchess, I should say, excuse me.

Serena Williams

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7 months ago

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Hey y'all, so my friend's getting married today, i've known her (Meghan) for so many years and I'm super happy for her.

Serena Williams

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8 months ago

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I'm shaping my brows today, but not for you, just because I want to, do you like my necklace ... Do you like my braids?

Serena Williams

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8 months ago

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I had this amazing energy but now I am incredible sleepy. I didn't go to bed till three. I didn't go to bed till 3 a.m..

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For so many years, I defined Serena Williams in just one way : by success, by championships, by making history. And then, all of the sudden, my life changed forever, it wasn't part of any plan to have this happen, not while I was still on top. But two years ago, I met this man, almost out of nowhere. We fell in love.

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It documents my pregnancy, the extremely difficult time I had in the delivery room and all of the emotions that came with it, it also covers my wedding, which was so exciting and fun. It was honestly the best day of my life. And then of course, it shows my comeback, because I'm coming back, I'm playing tennis, I'm back on the court, and it's so invigorating.

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That was an amazing feeling, and then everything went bad.

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1 year ago

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No one talks about the low moments — the pressure you feel, the incredible letdown every time you hear the baby cry, i’ve broken down I don’t know how many times. Or I’ll get angry about the crying, then sad about being angry, and then guilty, like, 'Why do I feel so sad when I have a beautiful baby?' The emotions are insane.

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And then everything went bad.

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But on top of everything she was going through, the feeling of not being able to help made it even harder. Consider for a moment that your body is one of the greatest things on this planet, and you’re trapped in it.

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I definitely would like to be involved here for the full fortnight to help, I guess, put tennis on the map that much more. But I think Andy's done a pretty tremendous job of doing that.

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1 year ago

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Completely devastating, speechless. I am just…, she can’t say anything more about this, so I would ask you to respect her wishes, please.

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1 year ago

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My baby is going to be in the stands, hopefully cheering for me and not crying too much.

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1 year ago

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As Maria Sharapova said, Maria Sharapova's ready to take full responsibility and I think that showed a lot of courage and a lot of heart.

Serena Williams

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2 years ago

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Here it's changed everything, you must be relaxed and you must really believe in yourself. This is actually the biggest thing what I learned in these two weeks, to go for it.

Serena Williams

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2 years ago

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I know Aga really well. Whoever wins, we both deserve to be in the final. If she wins, I'll be very happy for her. I'm sure she'll feel the same way.

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2 years ago

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Caroline is really honest, she's really real, she's one of my true friends that will tell me the truth no matter what because she doesn't have anything to gain or to lose, and that's what I love about her.

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3 years ago

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I have some knee inflammation that's going away very slowly. Australia Gold's going, Australia Gold just needs a little more time, i'm not making any decisions. I'm just taking Australia Gold one day at a time.

Serena Williams

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3 years ago

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This year was spectacular, for Sports Illustrated to recognize my hard work, dedication and sheer determination with this award gives me hope to continue on and do better.

Serena Williams

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3 years ago

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In 2016 I want to play doubles in Australia so it will be really exciting for me to get there, play some doubles and get some little experience at Hopman Cup.

Serena Williams

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3 years ago

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I just got a little nervous, i've been doing totally fine. I've been completely relaxed, chill. So I'm going to get back into the place that I was and I'll be fine again.

Serena Williams

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I never stop. I keep going and give the best effort that I can.

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I think not just me, but a lot of people in America and outside America, are frustrated and concerned and really scared, you know, if I had a kid ... you wouldn't want them to get in trouble or, you know, do anything.

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You know, I get chill bumps. Like, literally thinking about all this stuff that, you know, the women are doing in sports, i think that we as women are on the rise.

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I think a lot of people in America and outside of America are kind of frustrated and concerned and really scared, i really think it just boils down to people as a nation pulling together. And it's not just me. And it's not just me speaking out. There's a lot of people that are speaking out. It's a whole nation that's coming together. And we're just asking the same question, 'Why?'.

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I like education and I don't like to sit still. And I don't like any free time, and I like to keep going and going. And I realize that that's just a craziness that I have. And that's just who I am.

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I think that we as women are on the rise.

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I'm not a good singer at all by any means.

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It's okay. I know I'm going to have to manage the pain. I think you just have to figure out the best way around it. I don't want to put much pressure on it before (Friday).

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3 years ago

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I don't think I need to hold the trophy at the end of it. I feel like I'm already holding the trophy. I've never felt that way before, just being here is a huge win not only for me but for so many people and it's a wonderful feeling.

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In order to forgive you have to be able to really let go of everything.

Serena Williams

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He said it would be a big mistake if I didn't go back and I thought that was really admirable.

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I'm just happy to still be here playing in front of you guys, i'm just happy to be here.

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3 years ago

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I knew that I really wanted to do it, but up until that moment, I didn't really know if it was the right thing for me to do.

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3 years ago

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And I feel like that's when I felt it was the right thing.

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A lot of things that have been happening lately definitely played a part in the whole picture, i thought it was really good timing, not just for me but for Americans in general, to step up and say that we as Americans can do better. We can be better, and we are better.

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3 years ago

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I'm looking forward to stepping out on center court and letting the whole world know that it doesn't matter what you face, if it's something that wasn't right, hurt you, hurt your family, you can just come out and be strong and say, 'I'm still going to be here, I'm still going to survive and I'm still going to be the best person I can be,'.

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3 years ago

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Throughout my whole career, integrity has been everything to me, it is also everything and more to Venus. The false allegations that our matches were fixed hurt, cut and ripped into us deeply.

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3 years ago

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It has been difficult for me to forget spending hours crying in the Indian Wells locker room after winning in 2001, driving back to Los Angeles feeling as if I had lost the biggest game ever -- not a mere tennis game but a bigger fight for equality.

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3 years ago

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When you're young, you really idolize those people. I wanted to do what they did. I was really quiet. I did my own thing, i just tried to copy them.

Serena Williams

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3 years ago

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I'm so jet lagged and Flavia played really, really well and yeah, everyone needs coffee every now and then. I needed coffee to get my feet moving, i wanted coffee with my bagel and whatever coffee it was, it was really good.

Serena Williams

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4 years ago

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Its been too long, hopefully I will at least get past the quarters.

Serena Williams

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4 years ago

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If anything it's going to help me for Melbourne, perth is one of the most hottest places I've ever played, so it will be really good for the preparation in Melbourne, which is always super hot.

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4 years ago

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