By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Friday November 5, 2021
Serena Williams says her hamstring is significantly better and she or he hopes to be on the Australian Open in 2021.
Kimmel requested Williams if she’d be prepared for the Australian Open in January.
“Yeah,” Williams mentioned, enthusiastically. “I’m positively” – then she was reduce off by crowd applause and the topic was modified. The reply was a hopeful one, nonetheless quick.
The 23-time main champion stopped by the Jimmy Kimmel Present to advertise the brand new film “King Richard” which stars Will Smith enjoying Richard Williams, Serena and Venus’ father.
“Will Smith does a improbable job enjoying my dad,” Williams mentioned. “It’s actually genius. “We and Will needed to make a film that actually honored my dad, what he did, not solely in tennis, however the impression that he had actually on the globe. After I first noticed it I used to be truthfully bawling the entire time.”
— Jimmy Kimmel Stay (@JimmyKimmelLive) November 5, 2021
Williams was in good spirits, and says her hamstring is totally recovered.
“It’s significantly better,” Williams mentioned of the damage that took her out of Wimbledon within the first spherical this 12 months. “It took a very long time. It took ceaselessly however it’s significantly better now.”
Most of all Williams was thrilled to inform the general public in regards to the film and the way impressed she was with the way it got here out. “The job that he does portraying my dad – he did such an incredible job of actually studying the character,” Williams mentioned.
Right here is the official trailer for “King Richard.”