Serena Williams, an American tennis player, has announced that she would retire following the US Open.
Serena Williams made this disclosure in a heartfelt message on Tuesday.
The 40-year-old said, “I’m here to tell you that I’m evolving away from tennis, toward other things that are important to me.
“But I’ve been reluctant to admit to myself or anyone else that I have to move on from playing tennis. Alexis, my husband, and I have hardly talked about it; it’s like a taboo topic.
“I can’t even have this conversation with my mom and dad. It’s like it’s not real until you say it out loud. It comes up, I get an uncomfortable lump in my throat, and I start to cry. The only person I’ve really gone there with is my therapist