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Serena Williams announces details about her big comeback

Via: https://thegrio.com

Right after receiving the best push present ever, the tennis phenom is back to work.

She’s been here for years, but after giving birth to baby girl Alexis Jr., Serena Williamsis ready for her big comeback and posted to Instagram to announce her intentions saying:

“It’s official. My comeback is here. This Thursday I will start playing tennis again professionally for the first time since giving birth to my daughter. This whole month I am playing tournaments in California and Florida—both my home states. Thursday, the day I play my very first match, marks international women’s day. My comeback could not have come on a better day and I decided I wanted to do something different let you all be apart of my long journey back (if you want of course!!) So I created my Serena Gold toned “S” pin.”

Williams is rallying her fans to wear the gold-toned pin in support of her charity the Yetunde Price Resource Center, which honors the life and legacy of her late sister by assisting, educating and strengthening individuals and families affected by violence and trauma. Williams’s sister, Yetunde Price was the victim of a drive-by shooting on September 14, 2003, in Compton, as she drove in her SUV with her boyfriend.

“I want this gold “S” mean something special to you personally. What is one S word in your life that means something to you? Mine is Strong and Sure! So when I wear my “S” pin I am representing Strength, and Sureness,” she…

 

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