Serena Williams teases return to competitive tennis, says Tom Brady ‘started a really cool trend’ for women’s sports
Serena Williams is one of those people who has an image and a face — a professional and a tennis star — that is one to match. She is a woman who can be recognized instantly by her silhouette and the name she makes famous.
She is a woman who is respected and revered at the highest levels, but whom a general public will only see on TV when she’s on the court, at a tennis tournament, or in one of the many photo shoots she appears in.
She is also, perhaps, a woman who can make headlines from time to time, not the least of which with the Tom Brady controversy. After a series of tweets early Wednesday — which were quickly criticized on social media — in which she referred to him as “a piece of s—” and “a f–king (expletive deleted)” and implied that she was being mocked for being “an outspoken feminist,” Williams tweeted: “I will never be someone who says what’s on her mind. People who know me know that. I am not defined by what I say or what I do.”
And then she went on to provide a glimpse of the type of person she is on a different, and perhaps much less controversial, subject: In a series of tweets on Wednesday morning, Williams revealed that she is considering returning to competitive tennis.
Williams, who made her name playing tennis as well as competing in the 2012 Olympics in London, had publicly stated that she was not interested in playing on the professional tour in order to stay with her daughter, Olympia, who is 6 years old. The American’s interest in returning to the WTA Tour has also been debated for weeks with some saying that she would be motivated to play there on her own if she wasn’t able to play at the highest