Alexis Ohanian's Video Tribute To Wife Serena Williams Is A Real Tearjerker

Hope Soto
September 11, 2018

One year ago this week, the 36-year-old tennis star's life was in serious jeopardy after complications arose following her delivery.

Naomi ended up winning her first Grand Slam title following the controversial decision.

She tearfully accused him of being a "thief" and angrily demanded an apology from the official.

If she wins there, she'll go down in history as holding the most Grand Slam titles of all time (tied with record breaker Margaret Court). "Every day I step out on this court, I am so grateful that I have an opportunity to play this sport".

The video contrasts shots of Williams taking the court at Flushing Meadows this week with those of her in a hospital bed, cuddling her baby daughter. "She's passionate and unrelenting and the most inspiring person I know". "I don't cheat to win, I'd rather lose". "Help me make sure she sees it!"

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"How dare you insinuate that I was cheating?"

After Osaka broke for a 4-3 lead Williams continued her verbal assault on Ramos, who docked her a game for a third violation that put Osaka up 5-3. I have a daughter and I stand for what's right.

Williams was seemingly unbothered about the ban when asked about it at US Open news conference.

Williams said she didn't know if she would have managed to turn things around if the dispute with Ramos had not occurred. For me to say "thief" and for him to take a game, it made me feel like it was a sexist remark.

"It's hard to say because I always fight till the end and I always try to come back, no matter what". There were multiple examples on social media, including video of Roger Federer repeatedly telling a chair umpire, "Don't (expletive) talk to me" during the 2009 U.S. Open men's final, and Jimmy Connors famously called an official an abortion repeatedly during a U.S. Open match in 1991.

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