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Serena Williams will say ‘farewell’ to tennis after U.S. Open – National
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Serena Williams will say ‘farewell’ to tennis after U.S. Open – National

Serena Williams announced Tuesday she will be walking away from tennis after the U.S. Open. In an essay shared by Vogue, Williams wrote the decision to leave the sport wasn’t an easy one; and it’s certainly not a retirement.“I have never liked the word retirement,” Williams, 40, wrote. “It doesn’t feel like a modern word to me.” Read more: Thousands of tickets still up for grabs for World Junior Championship games in Edmonton Instead, Williams sees her tennis farewell as an “evolution.”“I’ve been thinking of this as a transition, but I want to be sensitive about how I use that word, which means something very specific and important to a community of people,” Williams wrote for the September cover story. “Maybe the best word to describe what I’m up to is evol...