Serena Williams wants to continue to make history. is thinking about bringing a Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tour to Kenya.
In a sit-down interview with BBC Sports, the 23-time Grand Slam champion said she has thought about bringing the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) to Africa.
“It is something I have thought about and I would like to keep thinking about it,” she told BBC tennis correspondent Russell Fuller. “I think it would be amazing. It would be so fun – the help that we could do, and the awareness and the athletes and the amazing players that would come out of Africa would just be unbelievable.”
A top tennis tournament in Africa one day? Serena Williams says she's thinking about it and "it would be amazing". 🎾
— BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) March 6, 2018
The tennis superstar may choose Kenya for the tour, adding that it’s one of her “favorite places to go.”
Williams has built two schools in Kenya through The Serena Williams Fund.
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