“Spike Lee wants to play as hard as you can” – Serena Williams


The american film director Spike Lee was asked “what is the first thing you think when you hear tennis”, without thinking twice, she quickly replied, Serena Williams. The two renowned personalities of the EE. UU. Are good friends and have been in contact for a long time.

“I’ve known Spike for many years. We always have dinner. Has a house near the mine in Palm Beach, ” he once said Serena Williams.

“Sometimes I go there and dine. We play tennis together. He is super-intense. Want to play as hard as you can. I’m like, Spike, are you sure? I mean, come on. He is a great person. I love your children we All get along well. “

“He loves debates. Every time we’re having dinner, he is looking for a debate. You have to join and choose a side. I always try to choose the opposite side so that it can be a debate. Although it is fun. I love it.”

Serena Williams

Always have a discussion about their basketball teams preferred. Being a fan of the Miami Heat and fans of the Dolphins and Lee supporting the Knicks, always participate in debates.

Serena Williams in comparison with Ali and Jordan

Spike Lee gets at the US Open every year, he sits in the Arthur Ashe stadium in Flushing Meadows, and always encourages Serena. In 2018, the filmmaker Lee was interviewed on the pitch during the match Williams against Karolina Pliskova at the US Open. During the interview, he made comparisons of the ace of american tennis with Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan

“I’m looking at Jordan, I am looking to Ali, (Joe) Namath, Jim Brown, we can see these people, it’s amazing,” Lee said.

After learning of the comments of Lee, Serena was forced and said, “This is what I want to do and that is why I want you to remember me”. It is not what I do here, but how can I inspire people off the court, “ said Serena.

Lee feels that the intelligence, the athleticism and the heart to do that Serena Williams is super special. He also shared words warm to the legacy of the Williams sisters in tennis. “They are winners. His legacy is already consolidated. “ Lee also told Inside Tennis.