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Lewis Hamilton Spreads the Word About Serena Williams to 30 Million People: “Bold, Black and Above All… Beautiful”

Published 09/04/2022, 6:00 PM EDT

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The year 2022 has been an emotional rollercoaster for sports fans, including Lewis Hamilton, with a few of the biggest idols bidding their goodbyes to their respective fields.

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Indeed, we have four-time Formula One world champion, Sebastian Vettel, at the top of this list, as the German preps to end his 16-year stint by the end of this season. Then followed fan-favorite Argentine tennis player, Juan Martin del Potro, who walked into the retirement phase, earlier in February.

Now, another tennis legend has decided to hang their boots; Serena Williams. Yes, the American star, often hailed as the GOAT of tennis, will be ‘evolving away’ from the sport following a second-round defeat to Anett Kontaveit in the ongoing US Open.


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Since then, tributes have been pouring in from around the world for Williams, with the seven-time F1 world champion, Hamilton, joining them with a wholesome post on social media.

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The Briton poured his heart out in an emotional message to one of his biggest inspirations.

Lewis Hamilton bids goodbye to Serena Williams

The Mercedes superstar took to Instagram ahead of the Dutch Grand Prix to hail Williams and her astonishing journey in tennis. “Taking a moment before the race today to show my appreciation and gratitude to the greatest of all time, @serenawilliams. We will never see another Serena.”

via Reuters

She’s one of a kind. She came through like a wrecking ball and has been so spectacular to witness. She has such fierceness, power, and strength in both body and mind. To be so bold, Black, brave, and, above all, a kind and caring human being is beautiful. I remember watching her and Venus at their first games with my dad on TV.


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Seeing such talented women dominating a field where no one looked like them gave me hope. They made me believe that superheroes are real, and they can look me and my family. I never dreamed in a million years I would meet these heroes and come to call them my friends. I knew that I wasn’t alone because of you. I knew I could never give up because you didn’t. I can’t thank you two enough,” he wrote


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Lewis Hamilton Sums Up Rollercoaster of Emotions at Dutch GP: “Screwed Us”

Overall, a ravaging era comes to an end in the world of tennis. Hence, how long before Formula One joins the league, especially with veterans, Hamilton and Alonso, on the cusp of retirement? Well, we’ll know in time.

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Written by:

Rohit Kumar


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Rohit Kumar is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. He has been an ardent follower of the racing series since 2007, with his love for the sport coinciding with his love for Kimi Raikkonen. He is also an ardent follower of Sebastian Vettel and Aston Martin Racing.
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Ranvijay Singh