Serena Williams and retirement: "I've been preparing for a decade"

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Serena Williams and retirement: "I've been preparing for a decade"

Serena Williams is considering retiring from tennis. This told the youngest of the Williams sisters to the Bloomerang media at the Super Bowl, where the tennis player was busy for a commercial. On that occasion, the winner of 23 Grand Slams talked about her future, between entrepreneurship and the desire to expand her family.

It is since Wimbledon that Serena Williams has not played a match on the WTA Tour: in the first round of the English Grand Slam, the American was forced to retire due to injury. Since then, the current WTA number 247 she has not yet returned to the tennis courts; for this reason, Bloomerang admitted to the media that she was thinking about the retirement hypothesis: "I love to play tennis, but I know I can't do it for the rest of my life."

However, retirement is not a current thought, but the former world number one has been thinking about leaving tennis for years. Serena said: "I'm ready for that day. I've been preparing for that day for more than a decade.

I think it's very important to always have a plan, and I've always had a plan."

The other life of Serena Williams, between entrepreneurship and family

In recent years, she has also joined her sports life as an entrepreneur, creating her own personal brand.

"It's a game of balance and some days are more difficult than others. It's definitely more difficult because I'm a mother and a wife and I want to be able to spend time with my family, I want to be the best mother.

Also, I have a wonderful team around me. There are overwhelming days, but I have to find a way to make it work." For the youngest of the Williams sisters, the most important thing remains the family: "I absolutely want to have more children."

The winner of seven Wimbledon tournaments knows how to deal with events that affect her life. Serena added: "Balance is the key, I'm just trying to find that balance. We always ask ourselves: Are we ready? I know that time passes and I have to understand when it will happen. I hope it is soon, when I will not feel any pressure."