Serena Williams Cries, Walks Out On News Conference After Loss To Osaka

Written by on February 18, 2021

Serena Williams cried and walked out of a information convention Thursday after one other missed alternative to win a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title. (Watch the video under.)

Williams misplaced to Naomi Osaka, 6-3, 6-4, in an Australian Open semifinal, committing 24 errors. 

Requested if the errors had been merely due to a foul day, Williams lowered her head. “I don’t know,” she replied as she shook her head in tears. “I’m achieved.”

She then obtained up and left.

Earlier, Williams was requested if placing her hand over her coronary heart as she departed the court docket at Rod Laver Area signified her farewell. “If I ever say farewell, I wouldn’t inform anybody,” she answered.

Williams adopted her tearful information convention with a extra upbeat message on Instagram.

“At this time was not superb consequence or efficiency nevertheless it occurs… I’m so honored to have the ability to play in entrance of you all,” she wrote.

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