Serena Williams teases return to competitive tennis, says Tom Brady ‘started a really cool trend’
Serena Williams is the reigning Wimbledon and Olympic champion, a two-time US Open champion, and is among the best in the sport.
The 42-year-old athlete has retired from professional competition as a professional player after winning 21 Grand Slam titles, including three at the 2011 U.S. Open and 13 in Grand Slam tournaments.
With over eight years at the top of women’s tennis, Williams is certainly no stranger to the public scrutiny she’s met with since being out of the game.
After winning her 14th major victory at the Wimbledon final last month, Williams was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Aug. 20. During her interview, she was asked about the possibility of a return to the sport.
“Well, there’s not a whole lot that happens in tennis that you can’t do again,” she said. “If I had an opportunity to go back, I’m not sure what I would do. I’m very happy where I’m at right now and I’m very, very blessed to be able to do this for so many years and do as well as I do.”
Williams also spoke about what she did with her money and how she made it through her career. (watch here)
“To answer your question, I had to take a little bit of a risk, but we were very fortunate at this point in my career that I had more money than I could spend on anything, and I made a lot of money, which is great. We were very fortunate to be able to take full advantage of all my endorsements.
“I saved my money, and my family supported me, and I’m very grateful for that. I think the most important thing is that we don’t take for granted the time that we have now and the way I live my life. It’s a blessing to have the opportunity to do