“I want young people to look at the trailblazers that we have assembled (in this issue) and be inspired.” Of course things aren’t always plain sailing and the sportswoman lost her bid for the Grand Slam in tennis in September (15).Luckily she has ways to stay motivated in tough times.“Back in 2008, when I was competing in the US Open, I would keep little ‘matchbooks’, where I’d write affirmations to myself and read them during matches,” she revealed. But before long I found an even better way to inspire myself: I started using affirmations as the passwords to my phone and my computer.
“I’m a black woman, and I am in a sport that wasn’t really meant for black people,” she told the publication.
Plenty of NFL players have scored well-known women as their off-the-field teammates, with wives and girlfriends like Gisele Bündchen and Kristin Cavallari supporting their other halves from the stands.
While Gisele and Tom Brady may be one of the most famous celebrity-athlete couples with a player who's still on the roster, other stars like Jessica Simpson have found love with former football pros who have moved on from the game.
” And things aren’t just going well in Serena’s personal life.
This year (15) she scooped the Best Female Tennis Player ESPY Award and Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year prize.
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