I feared Serena might die, says husband

Germany’s Angelique Kerber lifts the trophy after winning the women’s singles final match against Serena Williams of the United States. – AP

Germany’s Angelique Kerber lifts the trophy after winning the women’s singles final match against Serena Williams of the United States. – AP

American great Williams, playing in only her fourth tournament since becoming a mother last September, had been looking to match Margaret Court's record 24 Grand Slam titles. The 30-year-old needs the French Open to complete the full set, and although clay is her weakest surface, she is a phenomenal athlete with time on her side.

Germany's Angelique Kerber reacts after winning against USA player Serena Williams during their women's singles final match on the twelfth day of the 2018 Wimbledon.

Williams left the tour after winning the Australian Open in January 2017.

After the match, during an interview, Serena got a bit emotional sharing that: 'It was such an fantastic tournament for me. "She's an incredible person and a really good friend so I'm really happy for her".

"I am still sure that we haven't seen the best Angie", he told a small group of reporters. It's obviously disappointing but I can't be disappointed.

The husband of Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian, has penned a wonderful tribute to his wife, after her appearance in the final of Wimbledon. Williams returned to the tour in March, making limited appearances without much success. "She played out of her mind".




Meghan even attended two different days in 2016, right around when she would have started dating Prince Harry. Clijsters was younger then (26 and 27) than Williams is now, and she took a longer hiatus.

'It would have been the dream match for me to test my serve and volley against her power game, although it would never have been enough to just serve and volley as she loves a target.

"To all the moms out there, I was playing for you today". I wanted to say that so women out there know that's not true.

The American entrepreneur, the co-founder of Reddit, said he couldn't be more proud of Williams, after her more than successful return to tennis, just 10 months following the birth of her baby girl Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. Nadal was more efficient with his break point chances Saturday and took the fourth set 6-3.

Kim Clijsters, the 2005 U.S. Open champion, came out of retirement to win the title twice more as a mother, in 2009 and 2010.

Things went with serve at the beginning of the second set, but Kerber who was dominating the rallies, broke Williams again with a forehand down the line to go up 4-2. Those aren't mere words, but at the same time they literally do not offer much in the way of nuance. That was part of a run in which she dropped 8 of 9 points. Williams was mostly her own undoing, too: She was responsible for the final's initial six unforced errors.

Recommended News

  • U.S. Senate backs non-binding tariff measure, minor…

    U.S. Senate backs non-binding tariff measure, minor…

    The White House has launched an investigation into whether tariffs on auto imports should be imposed under the same law. David Perdue, R-Ga., called on lawmakers to give the president "space" to negotiate better trade deals.
    Angelique Kerber opens up on how to beat Serena Williams at Wimbledon

    Angelique Kerber opens up on how to beat Serena Williams at Wimbledon

    This is not inevitable for me, I had a really tough delivery and multiple surgeries and nearly didn't make it to be honest. And the 30-year-old believes that it was her focus on that day that helped her to take a three-set win in Melbourne.
    Beryl dissipates: State of emergency, curfew lifted for Dominica

    Beryl dissipates: State of emergency, curfew lifted for Dominica

    Marshall Alexander, with Dominica's Meteorological Service, told the AP that no landslides or widespread flooding were reported. The island has imposed a curfew and officials warn that the water system will be shut down as a preventive measure.
  • Luka Modric Has Ran 39.1 Miles In This World Cup

    Luka Modric Has Ran 39.1 Miles In This World Cup

    He was an okay midfielder, not quite Zvonimir Boban, but good enough to play top flight football, even in the dusk of his career. In addition to handling a French victory, Pitana was also in charge when Croatia beat Denmark in the last 16 on penalties.
    Trump brands Germany a

    Trump brands Germany a "captive of Russian Federation ", days before he meets Putin

    Trump is reportedly considering imposing sanctions on the five European countries involved in the pipeline project. Meanwhile, he told reporters on Tuesday that his meeting with Putin " may be the easiest of them all ".
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle mobbed by fans on Dublin tour

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle mobbed by fans on Dublin tour

    Her icy mint coat is the same style she wore to the royal wedding on May 19, albeit in a different color. We'll be following the Meghan Markle Effect™ with our column, " Meghan Markle Wore a Thing".
  • ‘You know my preferred destination’: Eden Hazard casts doubt over Chelsea future

    ‘You know my preferred destination’: Eden Hazard casts doubt over Chelsea future

    Daily Record reporter McGarry believes Chelsea FC would be willing to sell Hazard this summer at the right price. The Spanish club are confident of prising Hazard away from Chelsea , the Mail say.
    Super-mum Serena ready for royal date with Meghan

    Super-mum Serena ready for royal date with Meghan

    With Emmy nominations due out on Thursday, the Duchess could snag a nomination for her last-ever acting role. She paired the look with a Givenchy belt ($507), a Givenchy bag ($3,319), and Sarah Flint heels ($481).

    North Korea no-shows at meeting to discuss return of U.S. soldier remains

    Now, however, the mood in Pyongyang appears to be more conciliatory, with Kim keen for another meeting with Trump . He also agreed to repatriate remains of United States troops who died during the Korean War six decades ago.
  • United Kingdom  pound falls, politicians reel after Trump broadside

    United Kingdom pound falls, politicians reel after Trump broadside

    Independence Party, said Trump chose to "intervene" for two reasons: he believes in Brexit and he feels the USA has been let down. Mr Trump has previously spoken of his admiration for the Queen , telling The Sun that she is a "tremendous woman".
    J&J Slumps on $4.7 Billion Award to Cancer Patients

    J&J Slumps on $4.7 Billion Award to Cancer Patients

    In other appeals, J&J convinced judges to toss verdicts worth $72 million and $55 million; appeals on the other cases are pending. The plaintiffs' lawyers said asbestos fibers and talc particles were found in the ovarian tissues of numerous women.

    Donald Trump 'fine' with protests as United Kingdom visit begins

    The balloon depicts the president as an angry orange baby, wearing a diaper and clutching a cellphone, ready to tweet. The trek, coming more than a year and a half into his presidency, does not have the trappings of a state visit.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.