Serena Williams says she cried while writing her emotional retirement letter, but not tears of sadness
"I was just sitting in the hotel at the desk just typing and deleting and typing and thinking and then crying," Williams said.
Serena Williams opens up about tennis and motherhood, recalling a 2018 French Open match she won on only 30 minutes of sleep
Williams made the admission while appearing on the first episode of Meghan Markle's podcast, "Archetypes," in which she opened up about her career.
Serena Williams was the first guest on Meghan Markle's podcast — see inside their 8-year friendship
Williams and Markle have been close since they met in 2014. Eight years later, Williams guested on Markle's podcast "Archetypes."
Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian took his and Serena Williams' daughter to Waffle House so she could experience the place 'where it all started'
The Waffle House — on Rt. 29 in Charlottesville, Virginia — was where Ohanian said he decided to give up being a lawyer to start Reddit.
Serena Williams declines on-court interview and skips press conference after losing what might be the second-last match of career
Williams was beaten 6-4, 6-0 by British teenager Emma Raducanu in the first round of the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday.
Tennis' biggest stars are desperate to play Serena Williams before she retires
Williams announced earlier this month that she retire from tennis after the US Open, which starts at the end of August.
Like Serena Williams, I had to make sacrifices for my family. The motherhood penalty exists for all moms.
The author shares how she had to choose between her mediocre job and taking care of her children, and how she relates to Williams' essay.
Serena Williams became the greatest tennis player of all-time even as she endured racist and sexist attacks in the media
The 23-time Grand Slam champion has faced vicious racist attacks during her legendary career while dominating the predominantly white sport.
Serena Williams burst into tears after losing her first match since announcing she would be retiring from tennis
Williams was beaten in straight sets by Switzerland's Belinda Bencic in the second round of the Canadian Open.
10 of the most iconic moments from Serena Williams' incredible tennis career
Serena Williams, 40, announced on Tuesday that she would be retiring from tennis after competing at the 2022 US Open.
Serena Williams is retiring. Her legendary career will have changed tennis forever, from increasing Black representation on the courts to equal pay.
"I'd like to think that thanks to opportunities afforded to me, women athletes feel that they can be themselves on the court," Williams wrote in an essay for Vogue.
Serena Williams said her daughter only spent one 24-hour period away from her in 5 years
"I'm also an incredibly hands-on mother. My husband will tell you I am too hands-on," Serena Williams said in an interview with Vogue.
Months before announcing her retirement, Serena Williams hinted at a difficult choice between motherhood and her career
Serena Williams, who announced her retirement on Tuesday, previously told Insider that pursuing a career and raising a child had led to "mom guilt."
How tennis ace Serena Williams and tech guru Alexis Ohanian make and spend their millions
Serena Williams is the best tennis player alive. Alexis Ohanian founded Reddit. Together, they make one of the most famous power couples in the world.
Serena Williams says Donatella Versace turned her 2022 Critics Choice gown into a strapless minidress the night before the Vanity Fair Oscar Party
The night before the event, Williams told Vogue she realized the dress she was supposed to wear didn't fit and reached out to Versace for help.
68 incredible photos of Serena Williams playing tennis throughout her career
Serena Williams has dominated on the court for over two decades. Photos show the poise, passion, power, and pride that's made her the face of tennis.
Serena Williams, who just announced her retirement, was the 2nd-highest paid female athlete last year and has earned more than $94 million in prize money in her career
Serena Williams said she plans to focus on her venture capital firm, Serena Ventures, and her family after retiring.
Serena Williams announces she's retiring from tennis, saying that as a woman, she must choose between 'tennis and a family'
Serena Williams will still play in this year's US Open before stepping away from competition, she wrote in Vogue announcing her retirement.
14 of Serena Williams' most daring tennis outfits of all time, from tutus to catsuits
From fluffy skirts to one-legged catsuits, the tennis pro has rocked exciting outfits over the years. Here are some of her most memorable looks.
Photos show what the world's top tennis players looked like when their careers started
Many of the best tennis players in the world have dominated for over a decade and have changed quite a bit over that time.