Serena Williams is retiring from tennis after yet one more shot at US Open glory.
The tennis icon admitted ‘one thing’s’ obtained to present as she turns 41 later this month.
Williams, hinted at her retirement after her win in Toronto on Monday night time.
However she confirmed the information with a first-person piece in Vogue on Tuesday morning.
Serena wrote: “Imagine me, I by no means wished to have to decide on between tennis and a household. I don’t suppose it’s honest.
“Lots of people don’t understand that I used to be two months pregnant once I received the Australian Open in 2017.
“However I’m turning 41 this month, and one thing’s obtained to present.
“I’ve by no means favored the phrase retirement. It doesn’t really feel like a contemporary phrase to me. I’ve been pondering of this as a transition, however I wish to be delicate about how I take advantage of that phrase, which suggests one thing very particular and necessary to a group of individuals.
“Possibly the very best phrase to explain what I’m as much as is evolution. I’m right here to let you know that I’m evolving away from tennis, towards different issues which are necessary to me.
“A couple of years in the past I quietly began Serena Ventures, a enterprise capital agency. Quickly after that, I began a household. I wish to develop that household.”
She added that she’s concentrating on yet one more run at US Open glory in New York later this month.
Serena mentioned: “Sadly I wasn’t able to win Wimbledon this yr. And I don’t know if I shall be able to win New York.
“However I’m going to attempt. And the lead-up tournaments shall be enjoyable.”