Serena Williams Says She Won’t Compete in Tokyo Olympics

Serena Williams Says She Won’t Compete in Tokyo Olympics


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Serena Williams skips this summer’s Olympics.

During a video press conference ahead of the start of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships on Sunday, June 27, the 39-year-old tennis star and 23-time grand slam champion said she will not compete in the upcoming event in Tokyo.

“I’m not actually on the Olympic list,” Serena said, “not that I know of. And if I am, then I shouldn’t be on it.”

Serena has not stated why she will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics. “There are many reasons why I made my Olympic decision,” she said. CNN. “I don’t really want… I don’t feel like going into it today. Maybe another day. Sorry.’

Serena has won four gold medals between singles and doubles at four past Olympics – in 2000, 2008, 2012 and 2016.

“It used to be [Olympics] was a great place for me,” she told reporters, “but I really haven’t thought about it, so I don’t keep thinking about it.”

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