Serena focuses on the 24th title and quits the Games

The American joins the illustrious list of star casualties such as Nadal, Thiem and Bautista, and is concentrating her efforts on trying to equal the record for Grand Slam titles.


Serena Williams confirmed this Sunday at Wimbledon that she will not be at the Tokyo Olympics and will focus all her efforts on trying to equal the absolute record of 24 Grand Slam titles, which is still held by Australia's Margaret Court. Thus he joins the list of illustrious casualties in which Nadal, Thiem and Bautista appear, in addition to many of his compatriots, such as Isner, Fritz, Korda ... 444 444The American, who is making her 13th attempt to increase her trophy count in majors, was clear when asked about her participation in the Japanese event, although she did not want to go into details: "I am not on the Olympic list," said the youngest of the Williamses. "There are many reasons why I have made this decision. I don't feel like talking about them today, maybe another day." When they cross-examined her, alluding to the possibility that the reason was that she could not take her daughter, she ran away again and only said that "in the past it was a wonderful event" for her. "I haven't really thought about it, so I will continue not to think about it."

Williams was cautious when asked whether her London options were greater after the losses of defending champion Simona Halep and world number two Naomi Osaka: "Well, I think the women's draw is very deep, no matter what. who you play with. You really have to be there. There are no transition games anymore. You have to keep your head on the game and always be on the go. "

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