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Serena Williams confirms retirement is close at hand

Aug 9, 2022 18:08 By Michael Cooke
Serena Williams confirms retirement is close at hand Serena Williams confirms retirement is close at hand
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It appears the US Open later this month will be her last Grand Slam event.

Serena Williams has announced that her retirement from tennis is close at hand; she confirmed the news via a first-person piece for Vogue magazine.

Williams won her first singles match for more than a year at the National Bank Open in Toronto on Monday evening but says she plans to end her career.

She committed to playing at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati next week as well as the US Open later this month, and it appears that will be her final tournament.

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If so, it will be her last chance to equal Margaret Court’s record. Williams has 23 Grand Slam titles to her name, one shy of the the record.

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