Unbreak Our Hearts: Serena Falls in Wimbledon Finals

Serena Williams of the United States appears dejected during the Ladies’ Singles final against Angelique Kerber of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 14, 2018, in London, England.
Serena Williams of the United States appears dejected during the Ladies’ Singles final against Angelique Kerber of Germany on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 14, 2018, in London, England.
Photo: Clive Mason (Getty Images)

Alas, our greatest of all time is only human, and as such, lost in the ladies’ singles Wimbledon final in straight sets.

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Astonished German Angelique Kerber bested Williams 6-3, 6-3 on the infamous grass courts on Saturday.

Williams, the strong favorite, had an A-List crew cheering her on, with her girl Duchess Meghan and Princess Kate in the Royal Box, and athletes Tiger Woods, Lewis Hamilton and Vogue editor Anna Wintour in her box to watch the stunning loss—one that denied the proud, new mama her 24th Grand Slam, which would have tied her with Margaret Court’s all-time record..

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But we all know she’ll be back.

“It was such an amazing tournament for me. I was really happy to get this far. It’s obviously disappointing but I have so much to look forward to,” said Williams, according to the Telegraph.

“I’m just me. For all the moms out there I tried to do it for all of you. Angelique played out of her mind, and I look forward to being back,” said a gracious Williams.

And even if she never steps a pinky toe on the court again, she will still have cemented herself as one the greatest.

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And I swear, if that jinx Drake was in the crowd, I’m going to have to beat his kekes.

Ms. Bronner Helm is the Senior Editorial Director at Colorlines. Mouthy Black Girl. Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Fellow. Shea Butter Feminist. Virgo Sun, Aries Moon.

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DISCUSSION

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Rooo sez BISH PLZ

John Bourbon Isner wanted to have Toxic Treasonous Trump at the final if he made it.

https://www.truthexam.com/2018/07/donald-trump-broke-royal-protocol-and-blocked-and-walked-in-front-of-the-queen-video/

He didn’t make it – he lost to Kevin Anderson, who opposed Rafa in the 2017 US Open final which Rafa eventually won, with that victory comprising his 3rd of the US Open titles he holds and the 16th of his Grand Slam Championship titles.

This year, Wimbledon basically had an indoor final at an outdoor tournament to keep Rafa from winning his semifinal against Novak and making it into the final (if there is no precipitation, the roof should be open, period).

Even other countries noticed there were things that happened in the scheduling at the tournament’s business end that were seriously amiss.

https://www.news.com.au/sport/tennis/absurd-day-of-mens-tennis-has-repercussions-for-the-women-at-wimbledon/news-story/1dab05b5e94b8a4ca3dc207076120fda

The sport takes notice when things are … out of whack, not as they should be, rigged in a “you can’t not notice this even if nobody is willing to comment on it” way.

https://www.express.co.uk/sport/tennis/906971/Australian-Open-2018-Rafael-Nadal-press-conference

Rafa and Serena were both robbed.