Serena Williams teases return to competitive tennis, says Tom Brady ‘started a really cool trend’
U.S. Open Final: Serena Williams wins her first Grand Slam title since 2007
NEW YORK – If the Serena Williams story was told from her perspective, it might be as follows.
“I don’t know how much of this is real, but my family’s here and my friends are here. My boyfriend is here, my family is here. It feels like I’m home,” she told WFAN’s Colin Mccain.
“This is my home. I can’t wait to get back.”
So how is she looking at her comeback?
“I feel better as a tennis player,” Williams said. “I feel better.”
Williams lost in the third round of the U.S. Open final in July, the loss she said was the toughest of her six Grand Slam title losses. And just last month she ended her retirement by beating Ana Ivanovic at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.
Williams, who was the runner-up at Wimbledon and the Australian Open this summer – and finished second at the French Open – has been training for over two months in Florida, hoping her body will heal. Williams said she’s still dealing with shoulder pain that she says has not slowed her down.
In an interview with the Sports Illustrated’s Mark Schwarz, Williams shared her feelings regarding her playing career and her relationship with the male athletes who follow her around and cover her matches.
“All I can say is it’s been a really great ride and I’ve learned,” Williams said. “And it’s something I always try to keep in mind before I go out and play. I’ve been very lucky to play with great people, to work with great people, and to be able to play at my best and be able to do it this