The highly-anticipated comeback of the tennis legend, Serena Williams, did not turn out the way her fans wanted it to. Harmony Tan defeated the American player in the first round of Wimbledon. Serena was missing from the centenary celebrations of the center court of the Wimbledon Championships. The reason accorded for that was because of her discontent towards not being able to have five courtesy cars during the tournament.
Why didn’t Serena Williams join the centenary celebration at Wimbledon?
Serena Williams had asked for five courtesy cars to be used during the Wimbledon Championships. However, she was denied that. It was because she wanted them after the 24-hour window after a player had been knocked out from the tour.
What did the rumours say?
The source said, “She was told that was not possible because they had to be used by the other players. She was not happy. Maybe that’s why she refused to take part in the centenary parade.” The authorities supposedly grants each player one courtesy car during the tour.
Where was Williams at the time of the centenary celebration?
This denial reportedly made her miss out on the grand celebration. However, none of the claims have been verified by the player herself. She went to the premiere of ‘Thor: Love and Thunder at Leicester Square. Also went to The Rolling stones concert with her husband.
Who all were at the Centenary celebrations?
At the celebration, there were tennis legends like Chris Evert, Rod Laver, Billie Jean King, Roger Federer, and participation players like Simona Halep, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic.