Serena Williams gets emotional when asked about her future and exits | 2021 Australian Open

Serena Williams answers questions, then gets emotional and walks out of her press conference following a loss to Naomi Osaka in the 2021 Australian Open.

0:00 "The difference today was errors. I made so many errors today. Honestly it was opportunities where I could’ve been up five love and I just made so many errors."
0:58 "Yeah I felt well. I felt like I was hitting well, I was hitting well this whole tournament. Even the first couple games, I played well and even then I had so many opportunities and yeah so it was just...I don’t know. It was just, I made too many mistakes there and easy mistakes, not like I was on the run or anything. They’re just easy, easy mistakes."
2:45 Serena gets emotional and walks out of the press conference.

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0:00 "The difference today was errors. I made so many errors today. Honestly it was opportunities where I could’ve been up five love and I just made so many errors."
0:58 "Yeah I felt well. I felt like I was hitting well, I was hitting well this whole tournament. Even the first couple games, I played well and even then I had so many opportunities and yeah so it was just...I don’t know. It was just, I made too many mistakes there and easy mistakes, not like I was on the run or anything. They’re just easy, easy mistakes."
2:45 Serena gets emotional and walks out of the press conference.
Ricky Fontaine
Ricky Fontaine:
She's human with emotions, only she knows what's goin on in her head and have to address. Let's just appreciate all the YEARS she dominated and enjoy it. Wouldn't consider this a breakdown, this is HEART mixed with emotions all rolled up. ❤❤❤🌹🌹🌹💐🥀
Marzy
Marzy:
She's 40 years old and Osaka is only 23. Father time catches up to everyone at some point.
Ryan M
Ryan M:
Serena lost to a younger version of herself. This was truly a passing of the torch. I’m pretty sure this is how Sharapova felt when Serena was beating her. One thing about the all time greats it’s hard for them to leave
Richard Yuh
Richard Yuh:
At this point of her career, she is batting her legacy more than the actual competition
Evelyn A. Givens
Evelyn A. Givens:
I did not watch the match-I recorded it to look @ later. Sorry she lost but, I do not think she is ready to retire. I still believe in Serena. 👏🏽👍🏾🙃🤎
Nicky
Nicky:
I'm so tired of people saying her time is up. She's an incredible star and continues to perform well. Let her live Jesus f
Joe Jeffy
Joe Jeffy:
You lost to a great player. Keep your head high Serena 👏🏾✊🏾
margaretha schenkers
margaretha schenkers:
Now is Osaka's time.
Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong:
She’s had an amazing hall of fame career, & without doubt is the best women player of all time, period. Putting to shame all others before.
Vanessa Blagmon
Vanessa Blagmon:
She’s given so much to this game. She has the right to be emotional
Al F
Al F:
People get on Serena's case about losing a match but never mind that she had 5 match wins on this Australian Open including the #2 and #7 ranked players in the world.
Kevin Stern
Kevin Stern:
Her time is up. It happens to every athlete. She can still play and be good, but she is no longer dominant.
Causal
Causal:
When serena retires it's going to be Naomi as the New Face. When Lebron retires The NBA will find A new Face. Times don't last forever it's always the Next Generations Turn.
Fefe Nene
Fefe Nene:
She’ll drink a bolt 24 after this and feel better
Lyona Paul Augustin
Lyona Paul Augustin:
Even she lost, she's my favorite.
Big Jones
Big Jones:
It’s ok Serena. You are on the Mt. Rushmore of Athletes💯💛. Naomi is literally you when you was younger. 🌹
Sharon Roberts
Sharon Roberts:
For myself all I can say is she still loved and as a sister who broke off into the tennis world and held it this long I supposed to got to have a bad day sometime I'm not disappointed because she said a lot of good examples for other little girls are color to venture into that bill I mean she's not a a robot where is going to be perfect all the time still love you girl
Tom A
Tom A:
I can tell, there is still something in there that can WIN.
Demetrius Johnson
Demetrius Johnson:
There's some things you don't say at a interview... "wAs iT a BaD dAy aT tHe oFfIce"
S K
S K:
She just getting back into playing shape, this pandemic & constantly testing messes with a person's psychè.. But I'm not even tripping, she finna dominate these next few tournaments.. And even if she decides to retire, so be it, she's paved a bigger path upon the one Arthur Ashe began.. Like she said, it was a big error day, just know she coming back more powerful than ever!
Leon The wise
Leon The wise:
No shame in retiring...you won it all now go live life ...
Jed I. Knight
Jed I. Knight:
tom brady doesn’t shake hands after a loss but this after-match interview was too much for the majority of y’all
johndoe0022
johndoe0022:
Serena you are the Goat for the females as of now...we love you!! and your haters love you,,
Rossana Glasgow
Rossana Glasgow:
We lov you still. Stay Strong the FEMALE G.O.A.T ,You ar legendary.
Raul Garza
Raul Garza:
She made it to the quarter finals I think she still had plenty of game left
Autobot Diva
Autobot Diva:
the way she took that deep breath, she just realized she has to make mom decisions
Mic Az
Mic Az:
That's how I looked when I realized I would never be able to retire.
Rahim Briggs-hall
Rahim Briggs-hall:
Queen you have done so much threw out the years. From inspiring black African American girls what it means of true greatness and hard work. You love the sport so much it’s hard to give it up. It’s time. Your purpose has touched millions. Your name will last forever. Now it’s time to relax and enjoy going down as one of the GREATEST OF ALL TIMES💯 We love you ❤️
Larry Branch II
Larry Branch II:
Serena played impeccably amazing this entire tournament!! The last thing ppl (white racist males and the Australian media) needs to be worried about is a “farewell”!! Lol it makes zero sense, she obviously is in top notch shape. Serena has nothing to lose, she’s already the Greatest Tennis player of all time! Period.
Explore Greer
Explore Greer:
You are brave, EXCELLENT, and has earned your place in history. Tears and all. 👏 👏.
God First
God First:
All love babe. Every thing has a time and season. You made history, created a legacy, and left a mark. Fix your crown Queen.
chris Jones
chris Jones:
u are a all time great in the sport u given so Much to us and the game we love to see u keep going 💙
Blade Smith
Blade Smith:
We love u outhere Serena..what u Stand for Speaks for Itself..
Shout to Osaka ..When u beat the greatest u on ur way to being great..
desmondjr johnston
desmondjr johnston:
These Richard's twins Will never retire,even collecting SS at 65 hoy Will stil see them at a court
Tomekia P
Tomekia P:
SERENA WILLIAMS DONE GOT OLD SHE LOST TO NAOMI TWICE SERENA NEEDS TO RETIRE AN PLEASE STOP MODELING BECAUSE U LOOK JUST LIKE A MAN
J I
J I:
That's still my Girl!!!! Win or Lose!
keri reeder
keri reeder:
It is sad for her I get it you want to go out on top but she also know when it’s time to retire she has everything there is to win its time to let the other girls have a chance at it she has had a good run
Galaxy Gt
Galaxy Gt:
Forever Champion 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
doodles
doodles:
Serena broke barriers and will always be remembered, she has a child and her life is not over as for Osaka congrats! I hope your career lasts just as long.
gold rushjr
gold rushjr:
Im so in love with her i hope shes 👍 ok
P R
P R:
There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we can’t live without but have to let go.
Riley
Riley:
The torch has been pass to Osaka
Genesis
Genesis:
It’s ok Serena, you were great all tournaments long. Keep your head up.
Band Boy 50/50
Band Boy 50/50:
Serena will go down as the greatest female tennis player of all time. It naomi’s time now
jellyjell17
jellyjell17:
I believe she’s gonna train hard and she will beat Naomi Osaka next time. She’s one of the greatest athletes of all time.
Industry Ready Tracks
Industry Ready Tracks:
You can do it Serena ❤️
Dominique Speaks
Dominique Speaks:
Everybody meets their match. I hope she feels better soon! 🥰
Danielle Lara
Danielle Lara:
You’re great you will always be 💕
Braden Brand Reality TV
Braden Brand Reality TV:
I think she dominated all these years, sometimes you have to make a decision. She is wonderful
JoshuaT Eubanks
JoshuaT Eubanks:
This really hits. She is self_accountable, came up short, and doesn't want to talk about it.
Denise Stewart/O'Neal
Denise Stewart/O'Neal:
Serena Is Still The 🦙 It's Ok Serena Congratulations Naomi 🎊
Aydon Look
Aydon Look:
Throwback to when she tried pulling the woman and race card because she got caught cheating
The Question
The Question:
I Serena wants to be able to beat her, she will have to lost some weight and gain more agility. Her size and bulk won't help her against Osaka.
Nick Vargas
Nick Vargas:
Sometimes in life, you have to past on the torch
Flower G
Flower G:
Serena you’re the GOAT!!👍💪 You’re an inspiration to the world of tennis and so much more 💗 You’ve made your mark. No need to prove anything to anyone
Blackest Dark
Blackest Dark:
its poor attitude that brings down how great they are
Akanesi Aisea
Akanesi Aisea:
She kept mentioning how she made so many errors but can’t just say how great of a game Osaka played.
Analytics
Analytics:
❤️
LA Sports
LA Sports:
how was that question about her future
FloridaGiant305
FloridaGiant305:
I really REALLY hope Richard isn't SICK!!!!! SMH 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾
Aelfscyne
Aelfscyne:
Remember Serena threw a fit when Osaka beat her the first time. She just doesn't seem to take losing very well. None of us like losing but she really doesn't seem to process it very well.
Alanda Travis
Alanda Travis:
Baby enjoy your fruits you have most definitely put in work and represented us very well you..will always go down in history ♥️♥️🤗
Deborah Buckley
Deborah Buckley:
Keep going Sierra your still wonderful
Vida Twynham
Vida Twynham:
Hard for her to lose....maybe time to retire ✅
Andre Pack
Andre Pack:
WHITE MAN
The Mac And Cheese
The Mac And Cheese:
It’s just time for Serena to retire and become a Tennis Coach . It’s time to help make tomorrow’s NEXT leaders ...🤷🏽‍♀️
Clifford Norton
Clifford Norton:
Manny Pac-Man Paquiou won’t fight Errol Spence, but in tennis you can’t cherry-pick. Serena inspired an entirely new generation of very talented and hungry young tennis players
Catbeat Brigade
Catbeat Brigade:
Still champ of thicc
Cecilie Noble
Cecilie Noble:
Serena, is still the best and we understand her being emotional! She is still the Queen and Legendary; at such a young age! We love her regardless! Tomorrow is a new day!🎾💐🎾
Noah Boy
Noah Boy:
The reporters were very hard on Serena. She knew she made many mistakes and unforced errors and didn’t play well today. What else do you want her to say? Naomi Osaka was the better player today. Period. Move on.
Mayni 1111
Mayni 1111:
If u need me Serena I'm here love u won already u a legend 🖤1111
1000 doves
1000 doves:
This match was a million times more entertaining than the final and showcased the very best of Osaka's game and that is why at this point Osaka is leagues above any other player and it is also why Serena is STILL leagues above any player. Does that make sense? I don't understand how regular viewers of tennis are discounting Serena when she is still supplying high quality tennis on the regular. She lost because Osaka is at that level too and I for one can't wait to see them play again. Like why would anyone want Serena to retire?
Gtv
Gtv:
All she has to do is train harder and come back with Revenge like Brady & LeBron I believe she can win another 1-2 Grand Slams before she hangs them up
KK S
KK S:
Get your head "outta" the game..let me teach you meditation. You still have sooo much win "inside" now is the time to get it out 💞
Dee Woods
Dee Woods:
Goats don’t cry
Elizabeth Morin
Elizabeth Morin:
I get why she’s sad but like that’s kinda bratty. Poor Naomi must feel awful like let her have her moment.
Raynebeau Noir
Raynebeau Noir:
😟🥺
Shanell Spruel
Shanell Spruel:
Sending love to you Serena from Baton Rouge Louisiana dont let them break you you are Great God is still in control everything is already predestined they cant determined your future its ok to cry but do it behind closed doors then come back out like the lion that you are
Chase Hollman
Chase Hollman:
The smelly border consistently roll because trigonometry inherently pull out a gleaming revolver. grotesque, colorful berry
Val Pow
Val Pow:
Serena you are the GREATEST OF ALL TIME. The fact that you are still playing at this level after having a baby and being almost 40 years old is AMAZING!!!! So proud of you.
Watchman KR
Watchman KR:
She didn’t get emotional about her future as the bate caption alludes. 🙄 She already confirmed if she was saying “fair well” she wouldn’t tell. She got emotional cause she lost. I had videos that deceive with click bate caps! 🙄😒
Jin Jiayi
Jin Jiayi:
Obviously she had a bad day. But the reporters had to keep asking one by one, why did you have a bad day? geez
David Dune
David Dune:
She gonna fight khabib ?!
annarobinson72
annarobinson72:
Pobrecita Mi Serena!😍😍😍🌹🌹🌹🌹🌹❤️❤️❤️❤️she is Champion anyways!!!😍😍😍🙏🙏🙏😍🌹🌹🌹🌹
R Rogers
R Rogers:
Not one person commenting knows anything about tennis lol
Mike Tank Brown ll
Mike Tank Brown ll:
🐐
Djzen312
Djzen312:
“I’m done” sums it all. It was enjoyable Serena. You gave us a lot of yourself and you went though a lot. We’re grateful and wish you the best with your life off the courts.
Ousman Kanté
Ousman Kanté:
time has come for her to move on cuz it is new erra wit taff players
Wizard on the Borderland
Wizard on the Borderland:
She needs to grow up
two cents
two cents:
Why retire because you're not the very best you have been? It's still plenty of money to make.
Gogo17 Thomson
Gogo17 Thomson:
Lets just crank the same 3 shots over and over again and see who wins; that's typical wta tennis.
KevinJXT38
KevinJXT38:
Am I the only one not at all moved by this lady’s pity tears?! 🙄
BlackOwnedDollars
BlackOwnedDollars:
Osaka has her number and that's what that dude meant when he said she should lose weight. She is too bulky for her style of play. Yeah she is strong but it doesn't help when you face these kids who can stretch you back and forth on the court.
Isaiah Perry
Isaiah Perry:
She does not truly believe that Osaka beat her at her best yet: she also is having a real hard time of admitting to herself first that she is finish and need to retire!!!
Trix
Trix:
Still one of the greatest to play
Aydon Look
Aydon Look:
LOL just checked and she lost to Osaka again. how ironic. just quit serena. your time is long over.
Joboo Luvs
Joboo Luvs:
It’s over, she can’t beat her. Might be the white mans fault reeeeeeeeee
cheezytacos
cheezytacos:
I don't think anyone can look at the way Serena played this entire tournament and conclude that she needs to retire. Serena/Venus/Sharipova among others raised the level of competition for this last generation going into this generation. Serena is the lone competitor from last generation that's still going strong in the women's division. She lost to what looks like a future great of her own generation (Naomi), there's nothing bad to take away from this loss. If she wants to continue to compete, she will, and at a high level.
Justin W
Justin W:
Lol y’all act like she still not whooping top players and making finals this is mental