The discussion of tennis — and then some — for a large portion of the beyond three weeks has been about Serena Williams and her declaration that she is intending to quit playing proficient tennis.
with Williams planned to play her first-round match in Arthur Ashe Stadium around evening time.
The Associated Press has chronicled the leadup to her takeoff in words and photographs
since her disclosure recently that she is planning to "develop" away from her vocation as an expert competitor.
Prepares to move her concentration from serves and forehands to growing her family and chasing after financial matters.