Serena Williams complained about the hard life of black women in the United States
American tennis player Serena Williams spoke about discrimination based on gender and race in relation to black women in the United States. About this athlete wrote in a column in Fortune magazine published on July 31.
“The vicious circle of poverty, discrimination and sexism to break much more difficult than to break the record for winning the tournament “Grand slam”. For every black woman who achieves success and influence, have too many other that everything is very difficult,” — said the athlete.
According to Williams, at the initial stage of career she also was not easy.
“I was treated unfairly, male colleagues have treated me with utter contempt, and in the most difficult moments in my address yet and released racist remarks both on the court and beyond,” added the American.
19 APR Williams announced the pregnancy. At the moment the player does not participate in tournaments. In 2018, she plans to return to the court.
Serena Williams — the world record for number of victories on tournaments “the Grand slam” in singles (23). Also on account of the 35-year-old athlete four gold Olympic medals (three of them for winning the competition in doubles).