Serena Williams Retires From First Round Match At Wimbledon In Flood Of Tears After Slipping On The Grass. … It was just the second time in her career Serena retired from a Grand Slam event with injury, following a third-round Wimbledon exit in 1998 with a leg injury.
Herein, did Venus Williams retire from tennis?
Serena and Venus Williams became the latest high-profile tennis stars to withdraw from the 2021 U.S. Open on Wednesday, joining Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. The two sisters made their announcements on social media roughly 10 hours apart from each other.
Beside this, why did Venus Williams stop playing tennis?
Sisters Serena Williams and Venus Williams said Wednesday that they will not play in the upcoming U.S. Open tennis tournament because of injuries.
Has anyone won all 4 Grand Slams a year?
Calendar Year Golden Slam
The Golden Slam, or Golden Grand Slam, is a term created in 1988 when Steffi Graf won all four Grand Slam tournaments and the gold medal in tennis at the Summer Olympics in the same calendar year.
Serena Williams confirmed that she won’t be participating in the 2020 Summer Olympics, which will kick off in Tokyo on July 23, 2021 following a year’s delay. The four-time Olympic gold medalist announced the news during a pre-Wimbledon press conference. “I’m actually not on the Olympic list—not that I’m aware of.
She had an overall feeling of being “beat up.” Venus was finally diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, a little-known autoimmune disorder. Sjogren’s (pronounced SHOW-grins) is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed.
Venus has won 49 singles titles over the course of her career, and Serena has won 73. … Serena won all four of these finals. The sisters are nonetheless personally very close. They have won 22 titles when playing doubles together, including 14 Grand Slam titles and 3 Olympic gold medals.
Venus Williams is dating fellow millionaire Nicholas Hammond.
Serena and Venus Williams are the latest stars to withdraw from the 2021 Western & Southern Open, the tournament, which kicks off Saturday at Ohio’s Lindner Family Tennis Center, announced Tuesday evening. The Williams sisters join Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic as high-profile stars who’ve all withdrawn.