Life after tennis began for Serena Williams. In her post-game days, the former US tennis star, now 41, focused more on religion and has now been baptized as a Jehovah's Witness in Florida. "Being a Jehovah's Witness is important to me, but I've never really practiced it and wanted to get into it," Williams said in 2017, speaking to Vogue.
What did Serena Williams say about being a Jehovah's Witness? When her daughter Olympia was approaching her and Williams 'first birthdays di lei she said, "Olympia does n't celebrate birthdays. We're Jehovah's Witnesses, so we do n't." Serena said: "I have been trying to develop a better relationship with God.
You have a solid solid foundation, the Bible says, you will not collapse, but the man who built his house in the sand, his house went down spiritually. I have a really solid foundation. That's how I grew up."
Serena Williams, the famous Tennis player got baptized today at the Jehovah's Witness Assembly in West Palm Beach Florida.
According to the Governing Body of the religious sect in Watchtower 2019, study 40, paragraph 14, only baptised Witnesses will be saved.
Mouratoglou on Serena
After the defeat at the US Open, with consequent retirementl, albeit not made official by Serena Williams, over the weeks and then months, there has been a lot of rumors about this situation.
The American has several times in interviews fueled hopes of seeing her again on the court, by joking about her, and therefore not excluding her come back. About this possibility, her former historical coach for ten years, Patrick Mouratoglou, talked about the topic in an interview that he granted to Eurosport.
The French coach believes Williams will never return to play a match, although she would like to see her having fun again: "Do I want to see her play? I want to see her play again if she enjoys herself on the court. For this she must feel strong.
If she doesn't feel strong, she won't enjoy it. I want to see her play good tennis. If she can play good tennis, of course I want to see her on the court. Everyone wants it," explains the French coach, who has now set his sights on Holger Rune, a tennis player who he is sure will become number one at the end of next season, and who this year won his first career masters 1000 by beating Novak Djokovic in Paris Bercy.