The greatest tennis player of all time, Serena Williams has been an inspiration to other young athletes from a similar background. For one of the reasons, She has won 23 Grand Slams titles in her almost 25 years of a professional tennis career. However, Serena Williams sent an incredible message to graduating students amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Serena Williams’s coach Patrick Mouratoglou has been running a tennis academy in the South of France. It named the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy. The tennis school has been conducting several tennis coaching programmes for young players. Moreover, Former World number one Serena Williams addressed virtually in the students graduating class of 2020 at MTA academy, France.
“Hey everyone, I wish I were there with you today. To celebrate an important chapter in your young adult lives. Whatever path you decide to take in the future, whether in tennis or some other field, I want you to have to believe in yourself when no one else does,” said Serena Williams.
“Fill Your Hearts With All These Lessons You Have Learned Through These Years”- Serena Williams
As a 38-years- old, Serena Williams took a tennis racket at the age of four with her five years old sister Venus at Compton, California. Her young age tennis career was not the same for other tennis players because she learned tennis from never played tennis coach father. After the hundreds of hurdles, Serena became the Champion in the tennis world. Besides, Williams also shared her young tennis career experiences with students.
“When growing up, I went on the court, with just a ball, a racket, a hope, and a dream. And you have the same thing there at the academy. So while preparing for the next chapter, fill your hearts in with all these lessons you have learned through these years. Never stop believing yourself, and you will be able to create something incredibly beautiful. I am wishing you well,” Serena concluded.
Right now, Mother Serena Williams is spending time with daughter Olympia in her Florida beach house. Although, She has started preparation for return to tennis in the US Open 2020 in New York. Hard Court Grand Slam will begin on 31st August in Flushing Meadows.