‘Always Wonderful to See Them’ – Serena Williams Ushers Praise on Beyonce and Jay Z for Supporting Her During Her Tennis Career

Published 08/27/2022, 12:29 AM EDT

Beyonce’s friendship with Serena Williams is no secret. The two have mutual love and respect for each other. Beyonce is often spotted with Jay Z at Serena’s matches at Wimbledon and the US Open. Further, Serena has shown her support for Beyonce by featuring in the latter’s ‘Sorry’ video. Serena once heaped praise on Beyonce and Jay Z for their immense support during her career.

Beyonce also honored Serena’s father, Richard Williams, at the Oscar ceremony earlier this year by performing to the tunes of ‘Be Alive’ from the King Richard film.

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Serena Williams on receiving support from Beyonce and Jay Z

During an interview, Serena once talked highly about her friends Beyonce and Jay Z, saying, “It’s great to have Beyonce and Jay Z supporting.”

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Further, she added, “It’s always wonderful to see them at tennis and it’s always good when you can just rely on someone and know that they’re always in your corner whether they are there or not and that’s kind of how it is with us.” 

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – DECEMBER 30: Serena Williams of the United States smiles during her Ladies Final match against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia on day three of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship at International Tennis Centre Zayed Sports City on December 30, 2017 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Further, Beyonce was alongside Serena during the latter’s pregnancy and was one of the first ones to congratulate her after the birth of her daughter, Olympia.

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Naomi Osaka leaves Serena behind in the Forbes list

Recently, Forbes released a list of the highest-earning tennis superstars across the globe. Serena was third on the list behind the likes of Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka. While the Swiss maestro earned $90 million annually, Osaka’s total earnings were $56.2 million. Meanwhile, Serena made $35.1 million.

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Serena will be seen in action next week at the US Open. It will be the last tournament of her professional tennis career. Fans will be thronging the stadium to catch a glimpse of Serena in action for one last time. It’ll be interesting to see if the ‘home’ crowd can help Serena dig deep in the tournament.

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Vatsal Shah

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Vatsal Shah is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. With a Bachelor's degree in engineering, he is a die hard fan of tennis and sports in general. He is an ardent follower of Rafael Nadal and is inspired by his never-say-die attitude.

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