41-Year-Old Serena Williams Proves That She Is Still Very Much in Touch With Tennis as She Shares Heart-Felt Live Tribute to Best-Friend Caroline Wozniacki’s History at the US Open

Published 09/01/2023, 7:16 PM EDT

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In the glamorous world of professional tennis, where players often compete intensely against each other, a touching story of friendship and support recently unfolded on social media. Serena Williams went on Instagram to support her good friend Caroline Wozniacki during her US Open match against American up-and-comer Jennifer Brady with the final scoreline of 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.

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The backdrop of the situation? Wozniacki’s remarkable return to the court after a 3 and a half year hiatus, a comeback that not only defies the odds but also exemplifies a larger trend among veteran players

Serena Williams’ Instagram tribute for BFF Caroline Wozniacki

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Serena Williams, who is a dear friend of Wozniacki, was so thrilled that she posted the exciting moment on her Instagram story. In the video, you could see how happy Wozniacki was, and Serena included a happy GIF that just said, “Winner.” It was a lovely and heartfelt way for Serena to celebrate her tennis best friend’s amazing accomplishment

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As Wozniacki moves on to face the winner of the Coco Gauff vs Elise Mertens match, the tennis world eagerly awaits her next performance. But right now, Caroline Wozniacki wants to enjoy this wonderful moment with her family. That includes her 2-year-old daughter Olivia and her 10-month-old son, James.

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Caroline Wozniacki’s return to professional tennis after a long break is part of a bigger pattern. Many players who were formidable between the mid-2000s and the mid-2010s are trying to come back and play in major tournaments again.

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Veteran players making comebacks

Wozniacki is not the only one making a comeback. Kim Clijsters, who had a great tennis career, also made two comebacks. Her first comeback in 2009 was amazing because she won three out of four big tournaments after taking two years off because of injuries. However, her second comeback in 2020, when she was in her late thirties, didn’t go well because she didn’t win any important matches

Caroline Wozniacki’s journey at the U.S. Open took an exciting turn as she fought hard and won a challenging match against Jennifer Brady. This 33-year-old Danish tennis star, who had temporarily stepped away from the sport, made a remarkable return, showcasing her skills in an impressive performance. When she sealed her win, Wozniacki couldn’t contain her excitement

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With Serena Williams behind Wozniacki, hyping her every victory, she is looking forward to more glory

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Ansh Tandon

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Ansh Tandon is a Tennis Writer at EssentiallySports. Ansh received his undergraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and has been working in content creation for 2+ years. Before Ansh stepped into sports journalism, he was a professional tennis player, honing his skills in national level tournaments for the past 12 years as an active AITA athlete.
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