Serena Williams teases Tom Brady-esque return to tennis initially appeared on NBC Sports activities Boston
So that you’re saying there’s an opportunity?
In an interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Wednesday, Serena Williams left the door open for a possible return to skilled tennis. The 23-time Grand Slam champion even referenced a fellow sports activities legend who “began a very cool pattern” with an unretirement earlier this yr.
“I imply, you by no means know,” Williams mentioned when requested a couple of potential comeback. “I’ve simply been saying that Tom Brady began a very cool pattern.”
Tom Brady introduced on Feb. 1 that he was retiring from the NFL. That retirement, nevertheless, lasted lower than two months because the seven-time Tremendous Bowl champion in the end returned to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a twenty third professional season.
Williams, in the meantime, introduced in August she could be “evolving away” from tennis following the 2022 U.S. Open. The 40-year-old Williams reached the third spherical of the U.S. Open earlier than falling to Ajla Tomljanović and delivering an emotional goodbye to the game.
However might Williams take a web page out of Brady’s e book and finally make one other run at that elusive twenty fourth Grand Slam title, which is the all-time girls’s report held by Margaret Court docket? We’ll simply have to attend and see.
One factor that is for sure although is that Williams desires to be concerned within the sport of tennis in some capability transferring ahead.
“I really feel like tennis has given me a lot and I really feel like there is no method that I do not wish to be concerned in tennis by some means sooner or later,” Williams mentioned. “I do not know what that involvement is but. However I do know that I really like the game a lot. I really like the sport, I really like every part about it and it is simply been such a lightweight in my life that I undoubtedly wish to [remain involved with].”