Has not been allowed to see much Serena Williams since the pandemic has left without tennis the women’s tour. The ex número 1 in the world, centered on his family and his business, has not had much presence in the media or in scheduled talks, although it has been able to participate in some charity campaigns to help specific sectors. Recently set to be the smallest of the Williams in the ‘vodcast’ of Aryeh Bourkoff.
The american was able to offer his point of view on the situation, most commented, discussed and analysed: the need of many players that do not have how to bill or to have an income in these months is so hard, full of uncertainties. Although some sites will begin to wake up, being able to train and even opening up the clubs to begin to revive the activity, in the professionalism is still far away the date of re-entry.
– And that is why Serena has had an impact on this complex and very complicated reality, which they live so much and so many players.
“It’s really scary for many players. I have a lot of concern, like around the world, and the sport has been really affected. We have people here in our sport that lives to play tennis. Therefore, we do not currently have an income because they are not competing”.
– The us knows that many players who are just starting out or who have a ranking very low is going to have to redouble efforts, if they can, to keep your calendar or to be able to travel and stay.
“I’ve been playing for more than two decades. So I’m in a different position, but if you are just getting started, it is not a great place to be. There are many things that generate a lot of questions about what will happen, if this could happen again and that the players are prepared for it. Then you have to ask yourself, how can you improve the things in the day-to-day players, who are the real product of the tennis?”.