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After 25 years of career and 23 Grand Slam titles, Serena Williams has announced that she wants to retire. At almost 41 years old, the American will put her racket back in order to dispense to her family. Back to the champion’s list.
The name of Serena Williams marked the history of tennis. At 41, it is part of his intention to leave the tennis courts. “The countdown has begun”, she named to Vogue. She is currently playing in Toronto (Canada), one of her last tournaments. Raised in Compton (United States), a ghetto of Los Angeles, Serena Williams started from nothing to reach the heights with her older sister Venus, whom she will beat several times in Grand Slams.
The athlete has won 73 singles titles, including 23 Grand Slams, as well as four Olympic medals, five Masters and a Fed Cup. In 27 years of career, she has won everything. Legend of tennis icon and of the black community, Serena Williams leaves for other goals. The US Open, at the end of August, will be her last tournament, before she worries about evolving on her family life.
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