23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams rapidly fell in love with the movie King Richard as a result of she believes a movie may be made about her life and that of her sister Venus.
King Richard is the implausible story of Serena and Venus’ father, Richard. The movie acquired optimistic opinions and has already gained quite a few acclaim. “I’m a dreamer, and I love Marvel,” Williams stated in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar.
“I think King Richard is like Iron Man and there are always other stories around him. Next, obviously, would be the story of Venus, and then there’s always the story of our three other sisters, and then there’s our mom, and then there’s Serena’s story.
When I look at it, I see that it encompasses this whole superhero thing.”
Williams talks about his dad’s approach and advice
Williams, 40, has not performed since withdrawing from the primary spherical of Wimbledon.
Williams says not having an overbearing father helped her fall in love with tennis and that is one of many keys to her longevity on the tour. Last yr, Williams reached the Australian Open semi-final earlier than shedding to Naomi Osaka.
“A lot of people have different stories with sports dads, especially tennis dads, who are really overbearing,” Williams stated, “And it wasn’t necessarily my dad.
Everyone wonders how one can play tennis for so long. It’s because we weren’t brought up in an environment where it was something we abhorred.”
Williams says her father suggested her and Venus by no means to restrict herself to tennis. “He always said, ‘Take your time. You will be fine. Don’t just play tennis,” added Williams.
“My dad always told us to plan ahead. If you don’t plan, you plan to fail. We never planned to just play tennis and just be tennis players. We had planned to do more”