‘Almost Quote the Movie’ – Serena Williams Fangirls Over Iron Man as She Dons Similar Pair of Glasses Ahead of Her Wimbledon Championships 2022 Campaign

Published 06/27/2022, 12:29 PM EDT
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 27: Serena Williams attends the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on March 27, 2022 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Coming back to the tour after being out for a year, Serena Williams is pulling up her socks to be at her best at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships. After recovering from her hamstring injury, the 23-time Grand Slam champion is all set to open her Wimbledon campaign against France’s Harmony Tan.

Recently, the 40-year-old gave a sneak peek into her preparation for the Championships. While one may think that it is her coaching staff that is helping her train, Williams’s sneak peek tells a different story. As per the 7-time Wimbledon Champion, it is Iron Man who is her compatriot in her Wimbledon preparation.

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Serena Williams shares her Wimbledon preparation

While Serena Williams is training for her strong comeback, she has made sure to keep up with her fans. Apart from being a tennis legend, she is also one of the most active social media users; Especially Instagram. She uses her handle to stay connected with her fans, by giving them regular updates about her on-court and off-court engagements.

Yesterday, on the eve of Wimbledon, Williams took to her Instagram handle, uploading a post. The post featured Williams wearing a similar pair of glasses to that of Tony Stark in Iron Man. While she uploaded the post without a caption, the start of video made her intentions clear. “In case you’re wondering how do I prep for Wimbledon, right?,” she started.

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While fans expected Williams to give a serious talk on her Wimbledon preparation, it turned out that is was a fangirling video of the legendary player. Elaborating on her preparation, she started by saying, “Well, I relax my mind by doing Legos. Thor’s hammer. I mean, the movie’s coming up, so wanna be on-brand.”

Going ahead, she also threw light on her love for the Marvel series and Iron Man. “I love Marvels, so I’m watching Iron Man on for the third or fourth time. No, actually the 20th time. I’m sorry, I can just almost quote the movie,” she said.

The Lego and the movie were good enough for fans to believe that Serena is a diehard Iron man fan. However, Serena had more in her bag. Heading towards the end of the video, she ended by showing her glasses. “Blue light glasses ladies.”

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Having Iron man with her it would be a thing to see whether it helps Serena in making her mark. Being the current World No. 1204, the former World No. 1 will kick off her campaign tomorrow,, as a wildcard entrant.

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Ahmar Wasif

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Ahmar Wasif is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is a national level tennis player and has a number of titles to his name. His experience on the court allows him to incorporate a deeper understanding in his coverage of the sport.

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