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Serena Williams' next chapter

Serena Williams says she doesn’t like the word ‘“retirement.”

won her first singles match in 430 days.


Williams posted a picture of herself on Instagram on the cover of Vogue with the title “Serena’s Farewell…I’m terrible at goodbyes.”

From the caption:

“There comes a time in life when we have to decide to move in a different direction, that time is always hard when you love something so much. My goodness do I enjoy tennis. But now, the countdown has begun. I have to focus on being a mom, my spiritual goals and finally discovering a different, but just exciting Serena. I’m gonna relish these next few weeks.”

Cecil Harris, a long-time observer and ponderer of Williams reflects on her legacy.



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