‘Like to Watch a Cartoon’ – Venus Williams Has an Interesting Way to Recover From Tough Losses

Venus Williams has been among the top players who have graced the sport of tennis. She, along with her younger sister, Serena Williams, dominated women’s tennis during the last two decades. Further, the fruits of the hard work put in at a young age were born right from the early stage of her career. Venus made it to the finals of the US Open in her very first attempt at the tournament in 1997. However, she went down against Martina Hingis in the summit clash.

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Since then, the American legend has won seven Grand Slam titles. This includes an astonishing five Wimbledon titles. Additionally, she teamed up with Serena to clinch 14 women’s double major titles. Recently, Venus opened up about how she recovered from difficult losses on the tennis court.

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Venus Williams reveals how she deals with losses on the tennis court

The 41-year-old took to Instagram to reveal some behind the scene stories during her tennis career. Talking about how she recovered from tough losses, she said, “First of all, getting back up is not an option you always have to. Just something you always have to do. Second, recovering mentally is giving yourself some moments. This would sound strange, but if I lose, I like to watch a cartoon. It makes me feel good. So, whatever your recovery is, that’s great. I like to be with my dog.”

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Apart from her success on the tennis court, the elder Williams sister has ruled the business world too. She is the proud owner of several businesses like EleVen by Venus and V Starr Interiors. Further, she has also inspired the next generation of players through her motivational talk on social media.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – MARCH 23: Venus Williams (USA) during her qualifying second round match of the Miami Open on March 23, 2021, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. (Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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At 41, Venus still hopes to make a comeback to tennis. She hasn’t played for around eight months now because of a leg injury. However, she is known to come back strongly and it will be interesting to watch Venus play again.

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