Over the weekend new mother Serena Williams unfortunately lost to Germany’s Angelique Kerber at the Wimbledon finals scoring 6-3, 6-3.
The star was visibly upset when interviewed by the media after the match.Serena responded by saying that she was playing for all the mums out there.
She said,”I was really happy to get this far. For all the moms out there, I was playing for you today.”
Serena had suffered complications, including a pulmonary embolism that led to several surgeries, after giving birth to her daughter via C-section. She was bedridden for six weeks after her baby was born. At Wimbledon, she wore special compression leggings as a precaution.
About 10 months after giving birth to their first child, daughter Alexis Ohanian, the 36-year-old athlete became the first mother in 38 years to reach a a Wimbledon final,
A couple of celebrities stepped out in pomp and colour to support the mum of one.Among them were Meghan Markle and her sister in law Kate Middleton,Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintor,Rapper Drake,Reddit founder and her husband Alexis Ohanian many more.