‘Always There Is Something Else on the Horizon’- Serena Williams Gives Her Preference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum

Published 03/23/2022, 7:20 AM EDT
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 23: Serena Williams of the United States talks to the media at a press conference after losing her quarter final match against Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic during day 10 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

23-time Grand Slam winner, Serena Williams, has been making big headlines over the past few weeks. This time, it’s not because of tennis. Instead, she’s making headlines because of her success in the business world. Recently, her venture capital firm, Serena Ventures, raised $111 million with the help of General Partner Alison Rapaport. In a recent interview with Bloomberg Technology, the American tennis player talked about her investment, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more.

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ISTANBUL, TURKEY – OCTOBER 23: Serena Williams of the United States walks out to face Angieszka Radwanska of Poland during day two of the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships at the Sinan Erdem Dome October 23, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Serena Williams prefers Ethereum over Bitcoin

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In the Bloomberg Technology interview with Emily Chang, Serena Williams and Alison Rapaport answered various questions about their Venture Capital firm. In 2014, the tennis player invested in this firm. Slowly but steadily, she has been making all these investments under the radar. In a fun sort of question, the interviewer asked Serena if she likes Bitcoin or Ethereum or something else. 

In reply, she said, “I think there’s always there is something else on the horizon… I think a Bitcoin has had an amazing boom and it continues to do something amazing and it’s huge, right? I’m personally really in love with Ethereum. I think it’s just, it’s more accessible, and it’s just the way, it’s what I prefer, but I love them.”

In another question, she talked about preferring both the real world and the Metaverse as an investor. 

Serena missed a lot of tennis over the last eight months

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Recently, Serena has been getting all the success in investments and cryptocurrencies. However, that is not the case with her on the field. She has been out of action from tennis for more than eight months now. Fans are beginning to wonder if she still has the desire and drive to win the 24th Grand Slam title. 

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It’s a fact that she is making a lot of investments for the future, which can look like making a retirement plan after tennis. However, she already made an indication that she is not done yet. Last year, she missed the US Open, and this year, she missed the Australian Open. It’s highly unlikely that she will make a return at the French Open. Right now, Wimbledon is the best possible scenario for the 23-time Grand Slam champion. 

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Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 29, 2021 Serena Williams of the U.S. leaves court as she retires from her first round match against Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich after sustaining an injury REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

Can Serena make a comeback at Wimbledon? Let us know in the comments.

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Debkinkar Maity

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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.

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