‘I Got You Bro’- Serena Williams Replies as Frances Tiafoe Asks for GOAT Present

Published 06/20/2022, 5:50 AM EDT
PARIS, FRANCE May 29. Serena Williams of the United States shares a joke with coach Patrick Mouratoglou while training on Court Philippe-Chatrier in preparation for the 2021 French Open Tennis Tournament at Roland Garros on May 29th 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

The 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams apart from her records is famous for her cheerful nature. In fact, beyond tennis, people love her for her down-to-earth and friendly behavior. Therefore, Williams’ every action garners a huge amount of attention from tennis fans and entities.

One of the most successful endeavors of the American legend is her clothing line, S by Serena. Recently, the brand launched a new collection of hoodies that not so surprisingly wowed her compatriot, Frances Tiafoe.

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A few days back, Williams posed for the new versions of the GOAT hoodie collection and uploaded the pictures on her social media accounts. With the mega presence she has, her post reached her former mixed doubles partner, Tiafoe. An impressed Tiafoe wrote on one of his Insta stories, “I need one,” to which Williams replied, “I GOT YOU BRO.”

 

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Further, Williams and Tiafoe on Sunday partnered up for a practice session at Eastbourne before heading towards the grass swing. While Williams will make a comeback after a year long break due to an injury at Eastbourne International, the tournament will be the Tiafoe’s second grass based event of this season.

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Speaking of Easebourne International, this will be the former World No.1’s third appearance in the WTA 500 event. Earlier she competed till the quarterfinals at the age 16. Following that, like this year, she signed up for the event to return to the sport after an injury in 2011.

What can Williams achieve?

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With the third Grand Slam of the year on the horizon, a lot of opportunities present themselves for Serena. The seven times Wimbledon champion, along with seeking her eight title can look forward to a prestigious milestone.

Serena Williams in action during her first round ladies’ singles match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich on centre court on day two of Wimbledon at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Picture date: Tuesday June 29, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images)

If Williams manages to survive for at least two rounds in the 2022 Wimbledon championship, she will engrave her name besides players who have recorded 100 victories at Wimbledon.

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However, as the tournament doesn’t carry ranking points, Williams will focus on equaling Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 grand slam titles.

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Mahima Verma

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Mahima Verma is a Tennis writer for EssentiallySports. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Hotel Management from IHM Mumbai. A sports enthusiast, particularly Tennis since her childhood, Mahima believes that she is fortunate enough to witness the legends like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Serena Williams play.

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