Serena Williams : Exit from Wimbledon not shocked!
World’s no.1 Tennis Player Serena Williams has claimed that she was not shocked by her shock Wimbledon exit against German Sabine Lisicki because she knew that the player was a major threat to her title defence.
The American ace’s 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 defeat by Lisicki brought an end to her play for a sixth Wimbledon crown. “For me any loss is extremely tough to overcome. I probably couldn’t be more disappointed,” Serena said. “But I don’t think it’s a huge shock. She is a great player. “She should be ranked higher. She just has a super game, especially on grass. “I feel like I had an extremely tough draw. Of all the last 16 matches I probably had the toughest one. “C’mon guys, let’s get with it. She’s excellent. She’s not a push-over.”
16 times champion had swept through the 1st week towards an excepted win, dropping just 11 games in her opening three matches, she implored that the pressure of living up to those expectations had not effected her at all, adding that she had paid the value for dynamic her game-plan at the incorrect moment within the third set.
Paying tribute to Lisicki’s game because the ‘performance of a life-time’, Williams said that though she had mature wont to being the favorite every time she stepped out on the court, she was aware that it’d be a tricky draw against Lisicki, who has a smart serve, vie sharply and invariably performs well at Wimbledon.
According to Williams, she’s going to need to re-evaluate her life if she cannot compete with none of her family, adding that she’s going to want time to fine-tune her game before setting her sights on the U.S. Open.
Meanwhile, Williams tipped fellow American Sloane Stephens, who eliminated her at the Australian Open in Jan, because the possibly player to interchange her because the new Wimbledon champion on Saturday.