'If the WTA further digs in on a legally untenable position, where we may be heading is to court - and not the red clay kind.'
'I mean, it’s obviously disappointing. At the same time, you know, I did what I could today,' Serena Williams said.
The decision came one day after the NCAA announced games that were scheduled to start next week would be played in mostly empty arenas.
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'Honestly, if we were just honest with ourselves, I lost that match,' Williams said. 'I can't play like that. I literally can't do that again.'
'That is an assault racket and needs to be banned.'
For at least another few weeks, Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam titles will remain untouched.
The All-England Club at Wimbledon fined tennis star Serena Williams $10,000 for throwing her racket during a practice round and damaging the court.
Venus Williams, at 39, just ran into an opponent at Wimbledon who is young enough to be her daughter - and was defeated in straight sets.
To accommodate Serena Williams' news conference following her loss Saturday, Dominic Thiem was forced to move to a smaller room. He wasn't pleased.