Farewell Serena

Serena Williams has published an article in Vogue announcing that she is “evolving away” from tennis, with the upcoming US Open expected to be her final tournament. It will bring to an end one of the greatest sporting careers of all time. 

In the first part of this podcast, Catherine, David and Matt react to the news, discuss the effect it will have on tennis, and offer some reflections on Serena’s career. 

We then get into the biggest stories from Canada so far, including encouraging signs and dramatic matches for Bianca Andreescu, Coco Gauff’s toughness, and defeats for Carlos Alcaraz, Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas which have left the men’s draw wide open. 


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Read Serena’s Vogue essay - https://www.vogue.com/article/serena-williams-retirement-in-her-own-words

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