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Serena Williams Reflects on 2018 US Open Meltdown

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Published on July 9, 2019 - Duration: 01:27s

Serena Williams Reflects on 2018 US Open Meltdown

Serena Williams Reflects on 2018 US Open Meltdown In a new essay penned by Williams herself, the 37-year-old tennis pro opened up about her outburst during the 2018 U.S. Open final.

The incident was heavily publicized and ultimately overshadowed the victory of her opponent, Naomi Osaka.

Looking back, Williams admitted her altercation with the umpire caused her an incredible amount of stress.

Serena Williams, via ‘Harpers Bazaar’ As time passed, she questioned what she could have “done better” and if she was “wrong to stand up” for herself.

Serena Williams, via ‘Harpers Bazaar’ Serena then revealed that she eventually wrote a letter to Osaka, saying it was the “only one way for [her] to move forward.” Serena Williams, via ‘Harpers Bazaar’ When Osaka’s reply encouraged her to “continue trailblazing,” Williams realized she had nothing to be ashamed of.

Serena Williams, via ‘Harpers Bazaar’

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