WATCH: Usain Bolt Imitates Serena Williams’ ‘Mother-Daughter’ Tennis Drill With His Godson

Published 07/17/2020, 4:47 PM EDT


This COVID-19 lockdown has led to players experimenting with new things. Recently, 8-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Usain Bolt posted a tweet playing tennis with his godson. Similarly, a few weeks back, former World No. 1, Serena Williams found a new doubles partner as she played tennis with her daughter. Both videos have garnered a large number of views, and love from fans across the world.

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Usain Bolt was volleying and his godson, who was sending in some accurate down the line forehands and backhands, eventually claiming the rally. Bolt in the caption of the tweet confessed that he isn’t ready yet for tennis. The caption-

“Clearly tennis wasn’t my calling. I wasn’t ready. My godson NJJ beat me up”

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Usain Bolt and Serena Williams friendship

Usain Bolt has some friends on the tennis side and Serena Williams is certainly one of his good friends. Recently, Bolt revealed his daughter’s name, Olympia Lightning Bolt. And to that, Serena commented with a tweet full of emojis, expressing her excitement and love. Coincidently, Serena’s daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr, shares the same middle name with Bolt’s daughter’s name.

A few weeks earlier, Serena and her daughter were highly talked about after the American posted a video on her social media handles. Both were wearing the same outfit and playing tennis. The post received a lot of traction on social media. Fans and players were calling both of them the new doubles champions.

Venus Wiliams too commented on the post about her sister and niece.

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“I just love her and you too much! If this gets any cuter I will not live.”

Serena’s best friend and former World No.1, Caroline Wozniacki expressed her excitement on the post and she couldn’t control her emotions for Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

“Oh my gosh!!! This is the cutest thing I have ever seen.”

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So, Usain Bolt and Serena Williams are trying new things. The lockdown has enabled them to travel less and spend time with their loved ones.

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Bhavishya Mittal

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Bhavishya Mittal is a tennis author for EssentiallySports, who is currently pursuing his Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Manipal University. A former sports editor for The Manipal Journal, Bhavishya has also worked for The New Indian Express. He has a keen eye for many sports but he is a particularly ardent follower of tennis, with a zest to create riveting articles on the ever-evolving sport.

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