Serena Williams Claps Back at Reporter Over ‘Surprised’ Success Comment

  • Serena Williams has advanced to the third round of the US Open, her last major since announcing her retirement.
  • After the win, reporters asked Serena if she was surprised by her performance.
  • The tennis star responded: “I’m just Serena.”

Serena Williams knows who she is and what she can do.

after her Tell Fashion she’s retiring, Williams let the world know that it’s not a lack of talent — just look at her performance at the U.S. Open. But Williams faced a surprise off the court in his most recent interview following his second-round win earlier this week.

In the post-match interview, a reporter asked her an interesting question: “Are you surprised by your current level?” The reporter took a group photo. Boy, did Williams fight back.

At first, she seemed to be toying with the cringe-worthy question, as if she had heard it right, saying “What?” Then, when the reporter repeated the question, Williams just smiled and replied, “I mean …I’m just Serena, you know.”

Pressed by reporters, the tennis star went on to answer confidently: “Well, I’m a pretty good player. That’s what I do best. I love challenges, I love challenges,” she said. “I haven’t played a lot of games [recently] But I’ve been practicing really well…the last few games in New York were really good. ”

She then gestured to the crowd, saying, “Maybe I should travel with you all these years!” This isn’t the first time she’s made comments about the supportive fans who have attended her last few games. Loud applause at each game for Williams was deafening from the star-studded stands.

Fans back Williams after video of post-game interview goes viral – because of a woman should Knowing her worth, like tennis pros teach us. In the US Open’s Instagram post alone, the comments section was filled with many of the same responses, including something like: “What a stupid question!” one fan wrote. Another commented, “She’s got nothing to prove…she’s just Serena.” Of course, there are too many goat emojis (quoting the greatest goat ever) and comments to count.

After all, Williams is one of the greatest tennis players of all time — maybe even the greatest athlete of all time. With 23 Grand Slam titles and a string of Olympic medals on her racket, no one should be surprised by her performance.

Williams has been talking about her success.In a first-person account published in fashion magazine September 2022 issuesaid the mother and Olympian: “I should have had more than 30 Grand Slams. I had a chance when I came back from having a baby. I went from a C-section to a second pulmonary embolism to a Grand Slam final.” Olympiain 2017.

“I played while breastfeeding. I played with postpartum depression. But I didn’t get there. Should, would, could. I didn’t show the way I was supposed to have or could have. But I did 23 times and it was good “It’s unusual, actually. But these days, if I had to choose between building my tennis resume and building my family, I’d choose the latter.”

Unfortunately, this is a choice too many moms have to make. By the way, she doesn’t like “r-word” – retirement. “I’m moving away from tennis to other things that are important to me,” Williams told Fashion“I quietly started the venture capital firm Serena Ventures a few years ago. Soon after, I started a family. I wanted to expand the family.”

Fans can next see Williams on the field with her sister, VenusWilliams will face Australia’s Ajera Tomljanovic in the third round as the pair prepare for Friday’s doubles match.

So will GOAT be good in her final game? We know we will support her!

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