"Women come back to work, and they expect, and rightly so, to take their jobs back", she added.
Williams had stepped into the Lower East Side marketplace to attend the unveiling of a nearby street mural commissioned by Allstate Foundation Purple Purse.
- With five Grand Slams in her trophy cabinet, Serena was well established as a global star, but the Williams' sisters popularity with fans was still hit and miss after a less than warm reception at the French Open.
There's been a deliberation if Williams, who has triumphed seven times at the All England Club, should get a seeding or not as her ranking has dropped to No. 183 in the world.
"I just don't think it's right to think that way". You can't tell me - I'm sorry, I apologise to the 32nd player in the world. "Maybe she's 25 and she wants to have a baby, but she doesn't want her career to be over". Why in the world would they want to play her in the first, second, third round? "So I think it's important to have those rules" reviewed.
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The Sky Blue should have beaten Egypt by a wider margin than they did but Luis Suarez could not finish multiple chances. Another drily noted: "Arab countries always differ in everything but agree to leave the World Cup together".
The 29-year-old reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon in 2011 and 2016 but may struggle to do so this year if Williams nabs her spot.
"There was definitely pressure towards the end", said Williams, who also completed the Serena Slam in 2003. Three months later, Williams and Ohanian, 35, Wednesday in an intimate New Orleans ceremony. She'll need some matches before she's totally up to speed, and unfortunately the pectoral injury denied her a few valuable matches against top players. "But I realized everyone is different, everyone reacts differently".
As reported by the UK's Guardian: "As for the argument that seeding Williams might be unfair to the player edged out of the top 32 - which the British No. 1, Jo Konta, thinks ought to be considered - McEnroe says: 'What's her name?" Upon her return to the court for the French Open, Williams found herself at No. 453 in the Women's Tennis Association rankings, with the French Tennis Federation denying her a seeding.
- Aged 20, Serena already had two Grand Slam titles under her belt, but winning her first Wimbledon crown, at the expense of her sister Venus, was her true breakthrough moment.
How's Serena Williams' return going so far? The pregnancy, the time away from the sport, and the recent injury are just enough to scare bettors into longish odds for Williams, and those concerns might be unfounded.