When leaving Paris, Serena Williams caused a scandal. Because the after defeats gladly even diva American wanted to get the questions of the journalists after the third round-off at the French Open quickly behind him, had Dominic Thiem – last year’s finalist in Paris and number four in the tennis world – cancel his current press conference and move into a smaller room. What annoyed him so much that he left with the words “I’m no longer a junior” the plant. The 37-year-old Williams enjoys a special status – especially because of her 23 Grand Slam titles, which she collected in her unique career.
She would love to win one more of the four big tournaments and match record holder Margaret Court (24). But Serena Williams is running out of time. Twice this year, she had to retire injured or sick, before the French Open, the young mother played only a match on sand.
Now she even thinks about applying for a wildcard for a preparation tournament in front of Wimbledon. There is enough time to get back in shape, Williams asserted. “I hope so and I’m working on it,” she said. The next Grand Slam starts in a month.