She DID NOT retire!! She just withdrew for this year’s Wimbledon but she promises to return NEXT YEAR!
It’s a telling piece of propaganda after Tuesday’s peculiar incident. Though her coach said he didn’t know Serena’s whereabouts and her half-sister told USA TODAY Sports’ Doug Robson that Serena didn’t appear ill before the match, the world No. 1 said she her inability to hit a ball was due to a “bug that just got the best of me.” The picture of her covered by a blanket, in front of her MacBook and iPhone, with a Gatorade water bottle sitting nearby, is a tacit follow-up to that statement.