American Serena Williams lost the first match since announcing her retirement from tennis, being defeated by the Swiss this Wednesday Belinda Bencic in the second round of Canada Masters,
Winner of 23 titles Grand Slam He said goodbye to the competition in Canada after the fall. 6-2 Y 6-4 Before Bencic.
“Obviously a lot of emotion. I wanted to play better, Belinda played really well today,” Williams said, her voice cracking at the end of the match.
The second-round match at the US Open practice tournament came a day after the 40-year-old star announced that she had “started the countdown” to her active career, saying she wanted to have another child and start new businesses. wants to do
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Serena Williams He did not specify what his last tournament would be, but hinted that it could take place at the US Open, which is set to start on August 29. New York,
“It’s been a very interesting 24 hours. I’m so bad with goodbyes. But bye, Toronto!” He gestured by touching his chest with his hand.
Nick Kyrgios Derrota and Daniil Medvedev
Nick Kyrgios He defeated top-ranked and defending champion Daniil Medvedev 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-2 at the Canada Masters.
The Australian tennis player, ranked 37th in the world rankings, won her seventh World Cup title in Washington last week. ATP, Russian Medvedev was crowned last week Los Cabos OpenIn Mexico.
“I had a very clear objective today of how I want to play, with lots of serves and volleys, which is a very aggressive game from the baseline,” Kyrgios said. “I did better than him and that’s what it all comes down to. He won the first set and I think I had my chances too, so I hope to keep going.
Kyrgios is 3-1 against Medvedev and has won 14 out of 15 matches. came up against defeat Novak Djokovik In the Wimbledon final.