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Serena Williams Is Calling Out Racism in Health Care

09 March, 2018, 09:04 | Author: Hannah Francis
  • Serena Williams and Venus Williams in New York

"Because of what I went through, it would be really hard if I didn't have the health care that I have ― and to imagine all the other women that do go through that without the same health care, without the same response, it's upsetting", she said. "So, when I wear my "S" pin, I am representing Strength and Sureness".

Serena Williams makes her long-awaited comeback tonight at the prestigious Paribas Open in Indian Wells and BT Sport is the only place to tune in to see how she fares.

The ad breaks during the Academy Awards featured the first showings of Williams' new Nike commercial, which sums up perfectly how much she has achieved - and why she still wants more.

The BNP Paribas Open's official Twitter account said: 'Two-time champion Serena Williams set to face Zarina Diyas in the first round of the #BNPPO18 in her first match since winning the Australian Open a year ago and giving birth to daughter Olympia'.

Along with wearing the pin, she encouraged her fans to share the words that begin with "S" that means the most to them. But if anyone can, Serena Williams can-maybe not in Indian Wells, but just wait until Wimbledon. "Post pics of you wearing your "S" and tag me!" she continued.




The new mom and tennis titan was beaming after driving by four huge billboards on her way to a tennis tournament in Palm Springs, each with a special message from her new hubby Alexis Ohanian.

While Williams will open her campaign against Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas, Azarenka is scheduled to take on Britain's Heather Watson in the first round.

Williams did not fluff too many lines on her latest opening night. "I just want to do the best that I can".

"I was in a really fortunate situation where I know my body well, and I am who I am, and I told the doctor: 'I don't feel right, something's wrong.' She immediately listened".

Serena Williams and Venus Williams in NY. Sure enough, several small blood clots had already settled in her lungs. "@olympiaohanian & I wanted to welcome her back to tennis". One of them is to try and play long enough for her daughter to watch and appreciate what she has achieved. "I'm just excited to be back and playing here, in Madison Square Garden".

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