“That’s My Best Friend”: Serena Williams Shows Off Lewis Hamilton’s Garage at F1 Monaco Grand Prix

Published 05/28/2021, 4:52 AM EDT
Serena Williams of the United States shows her emotion to the crowd after winning her Women’s Singles semi-final match against Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine on day eleven of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 05, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)


Tennis queen Serena Williams has an immense passion for Formula 1 racing. She loves the sport and even visits the track and watches the races whenever she gets the time.

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Three days back, Serena Williams went to watch the F1 Monaco Grand Prix. She was the one who waved the chequered flag there, signifying the end of the race. She waved the flag at the right time and thus gained a lot of appreciation from fans.

While she was there, Serena also got the opportunity to visit the garage of her friend and legendary racing driver, Lewis Hamilton. She shot a small video there and looked quite exhilarated by the whole experience.

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“Hey racers, there’s my friend, that’s my best friend,” said an excited Williams in the video referring to Hamilton.

Serena and Lewis are good friends and often tag each other on their Instagram stories. Recently, the 23-time Grand Slam winner even wrote a special message for Hamilton after he went past Michael Schumacher’s incredible record.

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Serena Williams in the 2021 season so far

Williams got off to a great start in the current season as she managed to reach the semis of the Australian Open 2021 after defeating some top-seeded players. Even though Naomi Osaka thrashed her there, she played amazingly well in Melbourne.

Serena Williams of the United States in action against Kristie Ahn of the United States in the first round of the Women’s Singles competition on Court Philippe-Chatrier during the French Open Tennis Tournament at Roland Garros on September 28th, 2020 in Paris, France. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

However, her recent form on clay has been really poor. In her three matches on clay this season, she has suffered humiliating defeats on two occasions. Surprisingly, she didn’t even succeed at the WTA Parma 2021.

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Serena Williams is 39 at the moment and in such a scenario, it is tough for any player to compete with the players who are almost half of their age. In addition, she hasn’t been up to the mark on clay in the recent past. However, her fans still back her and believe that she can bounce back. Will she be able to lift the French Open 2021 title?

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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