By Simran Yadav
August 30, 2022
Williams appeared on court decked out in a shimmering black robe and specially designed diamond encrusted shoes with special energy.
Serena Williams signaled she is not quite ready for retirement advancing to the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday with a scrappy 6-3 6-3 win over Danka Kovinic.
"It was such a hard decision," said Williams on her decision to announce earlier this month that "the countdown" is on for her retirement and that she "was evolving away from tennis".