It was a show with Tiger Woods standing up and punching – a sight often seen on the 18th hole of a golf Of course, more than the stands of Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Serena Williams She advanced to the third round of the US Open, the last singles tournament of her career, beating Estonia’s second seed Anett Kontaveit 7-6 2-6 6-2 on Wednesday evening.(Serena Williams praises Tiger Woods)
Williams was encouraged and cheered at every point from the packed home crowd. This includes Woods, who watched the play with Erica. His partner Herman from the Williams player’s box.
“It’s an honor to watch the grandeur. Congratulations @serenawilliams” 15-time Major Champion. Tweet after the match
Later, Williams paid tribute to Woods and his influence during the latter part of her tennis career.
“He is one of the reasons I came here. One of the main reasons I’m still playing,” she told reporters. “We talk a lot. He was really trying to keep me motivated. There were a few but we were like, ‘Okay, we can do it together, you know?’”
Woods wasn’t the only great athlete cheering on, the “unfinished @serenawilliams” tweet. Step Currywhile fellow NBA stars Chris Paul Says he “had never seen anything like Serena Williams did … I was a huge fan and enjoyed every minute.”
have announced last month Saying she will “evolve from tennis” following this year’s US Open, Williams’ retirement from tennis has clearly captured the imagination of the sporting world at large and beyond.
“Thank you @SerenaWilliams. to inspire people around the world with your talent, grace and determination on and off the pitch.” Tweet Kamala Harris, Vice President “We celebrate all that you are. what you are and everything that will happen.”