Serena WilliamsThose who have recently announced their retirement from sports competition, said goodbye Toronto in tears after being removed from Canada Masters for swiss Belinda Bencic,
Williams, who will meet 41 years She returned to competition at the end of September and after a gap of more than a year, she lost to Bencic in straight sets. 6-2 Y 6-4,
Bencic, number 12 in the world, only needed 77 minutes To finish the tennis player with the most Grand Slam titles in history, 23, and who has won the Canadian tournament three times in the past.
At the end of the match, the tennis player thanked the Canadian public with tears in their eyes for their support and said that she would have loved to play better.
Williams explained that she did not feel well for the farewell, as she had already reported in a letter published Tuesday in Vogue in which she announced her retirement from tennis: “Goodbye Toronto,” said the tennis player, who has always been Canadian. Had enjoyed the city” on and off the track.
“I will return as an ordinary visitor. But otherwise, it has been extraordinary. I have played some incredible games here and have some really great wins,” he said.
a record tennis player
Serena Williams, one of the best tennis players of all time, announced her retirement from the racket sport on Tuesday. 23 Grand Slams, 4 Olympic gold medals and a record number of world number one (319 weeks) are just some of the achievements of the American, who has said that from now on she wants to dedicate herself to her family and herself. businesses.
Although Williams did not explicitly state that he would retire thereafter US Openwhich starts on August 29 New YorkThe 41-year-old tennis player said she would try to win it and did not want the last moment of farewell to be on the court.
Serena Williams has won the Australian Open seven times, Wimbledon seven times, six US Opens and three Roland Garros. Considered the best in history with these 23 Grand Slams, however, a thorn has stuck to her: achieving her 24th ‘major’ with which she will equalize. Margaret CourtWhich will continue to lead that ranking.