‘My Forever Bestie’ – Serena Williams Blissfully Grooves With Her Charming ‘Twin’ Olympia

Published 05/06/2022, 7:55 AM EDT
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JANUARY 12: Serena Williams of the USA celebrates with daughter Alexis Olympia after winning the final match against Jessica Pegula of USA at ASB Tennis Centre on January 12, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Serena Williams, the American tennis star and 21 times Grand Slam champion is out of the WTA circuit since the last Wimbledon championship. She incurred a leg injury and walked out of the very first round of the tournament.

However, at the recent Bitcoin conference in Miami, Williams hinted her comeback. She might pick her game from where she left, which is this year’s Wimbledon. Till then, her fans will get to see her embrace motherhood.

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Serena Williams is inspired by her super cute four-year-old

Recently, the former World no.1 shared a clip on Instagram of her and Olympia dancing in the same outfits to Ed Sheeran’s song. And wrote, “My forever best friend.” The cute little video of the mother-daughter duo garnered lots of love from Serena’s fans. Some even inquired if the outfits are an addition to the recently launched Mommy & Me jewellery collection.

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Serena Williams’ ‘By My Side’ Jewellery collection puts forth high-quality jewels cherishing the bond between a mother and a daughter. While introducing the same, Williams admitted that she drew inspiration from her mother and Olympia.

Further, Venus Williams, the doting aunt, jokingly commented, “She got your legs!” on the post. Refreshingly, Venus actively participates in the matters of Olympia. From being her dress up buddy to keeping tabs on her like and dislikes, Olympia’s aunt never fails.

What does Williams feel about Olympia’s tennis?

Both Serena and Venus excel in tennis, so it’s natural to assume that it runs in the family. But what about the Serena’s four-year-old who recently picked a racket? While speaking to Ellen in ‘The Ellen show’, Serena shared her unbiased opinion about Olympia’s game.

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Tennis – A Day at the Drive Exhibition – Memorial Drive Tennis Club, Adelaide, Australia – January 29, 2021 Serena Williams of the U.S. with her daughter and husband at A Day at The Drive REUTERS/Morgan Sette

The tennis star, after a bit of hesitation, took a big inhale and replied, “I don’t know if I can be objective. Because I look at her and I am like wow.”

“So my husband post a video of her hitting a backhand. That was a good shot, but that was not her consistent backhand. And I am like well. You know, if wants to play tennis she gotta….. But I don’t push her.” She added.

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Further, the tennis legend disclosed that she hired a trainer for Olympia as, unlike her father, she perhaps doesn’t have the patience to train a newcomer.

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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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