“Gotta Stay Fly”: Serena Williams Makes an Appearance in Fashion Show Organized by Gucci

Published 11/03/2021, 3:01 PM EDT
Serena Williams attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)

Over the past couple of months, Serena Williams has been engaged in numerous off-court activities owing to her recovery from a torn hamstring that made her pull out of this year’s US Open.


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The American was one of the big names to be invited to the 2021 GUCCI Love Parade at Los Angeles last night. Serena was one of the famous personalities to be present amongst several Hollywood actresses that include the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Dakota Johnson.


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The 23-time Grand Slam champion posted a couple of videos on Instagram regarding her preparation for the event.

Serena Williams gets herself ready for the 2021 GUCCI Love Parade

Gotta stay fly”, wrote the American as the clip showed her getting into the outfit for the event.


In another clip, the former world no.1 could seen putting on makeup for the event as she revealed a gift sent from Gucci that looked like an invite. Serena was ecstatic while opening the box that had a different way of inviting celebrities.

“So, this is such a coveted place. Like this is, you know, can’t get in there”, Serena said while opening the invite.


Serena Williams has been making use of this off time correctly by spending time with her adorable daughter Olympia and sharing details of their time together on social media.

Looking at Serena’s 2021 tennis season, it has been a mixed year for the champion player. Even though she reached the semi-finals at the Australian Open earlier this year, the American couldn’t continue the same momentum at Roland Garros.

Serena will look to win her 24th slam at 2022 Australian Open

At Wimbledon, where she had a best chance of winning the elusive 24th major, Serena met with an unfortunate injury during the first-round match on Centre Court against Aliaksandra Sasnovich.


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Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 29, 2021 Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during her first round match against Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

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After retiring from the match mid-way, the former world no.1 didn’t play any event and even chose to opt out of the US Open concerning a torn hamstring. In all likelihood, Serena Williams will make her comeback at the 2022 Australian Open and go for yet another slam title in Melbourne.


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But, with each passing year, Serena’s chance become bleak due to the advent of several promising stars on the WTA tour and the fearless, aggressive tennis they display initially. The American is yet to reveal her plans for the 2022 season.


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Sagar Ashtakoula

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Sagar Ashtakoula is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. He has been following the sport since 2007. Sagar has completed his graduation in Electronics and Communication Engineering.