Serena, Williamsto: Ezra Shaw / Getty Images
American tennis player Serena Williams, the victim of the biggest defeat in his career in the match against the Briton Johanna Contoy, praised the opponent. Her words quoted by the website of the Women’s tennis Association (WTA).
“I think it was her [Katy] best match of the year and a half, so good for her. I know that I can play a billion times better. Right now I have a lot on my mind, it is not surprising that I lost without showing her tennis. On the court I fought to the last, and this is important. I gave nothing and just during the match, began to move better,” said 36-year-old American.
August 1 Williams lost to konta in the first round of the WTA tournament in San Jose. The match lasted 52 minutes and ended with the victory of the Brits in two sets with the score 6:1, 6:0. This defeat was the largest in the career of Williams. In every match, starting in 1995, it took at least two games.
In March, Williams resumed performances after a 13-month hiatus in connection with the birth of his daughter. At the moment, ex-first racket of the world occupies the 26th place in the ranking of WTA. After returning to the court, she reached the Wimbledon final in 2018, where she lost to German Angelique Kerber. All the assets of the Williams 23 wins in the tournament series “Grand slam” in singles.
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