"Serena told me that Olympia thinks Leo is her boyfriend", Azarenka said before Williams concurred. "I just want to do the best that I can".
"I can't go and say I expect to lose because that is something I will never say". Navratilova further added that Serena's game style is something that will help her get back to the top.
But Williams says she's aiming to be back at her best - apparently more than comfortable with coach Patrick Mouratoglou's comments to wtatennis.com that her goal for this season "will be to win Grand Slams".
Had the tennis superstar not known her body as well as she did and advocated for doctors to listen to her, she might not be here today.
She is now healthy again, but skipped this year's Australian Open because she did not consider herself ready for the tournament.
Williams was pregnant when she lifted the trophy in Melbourne a year ago, and missed the rest of 2017 awaiting the birth of her daughter in September.
Williams dropped the first two points, but quickly had a break point attempt in the first game.
A couple of forehand winners and a service victor saw Williams take an 8-4 lead, and she finally finished it off with another winning serve.
In one respect, she has already beaten the Australian.
That, and the chance to stick it to those who've tried to put her and her fellow females down all her life. How am I going to explain to my daughter that she is getting less than my son? BT Sport is the live home of 52 WTA events per season - find out how we get you live in just 15 minutes right here. But I'm getting there and every day is a new day and every day I should be getting better.
The good news is that The Verge reached out to Amazon , which told the publication: "We're aware of this and working to fix it". One user suggested the issue likely stemmed from a misheard command or conversation that Alexa interpreted as a command.
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard and FC Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti are reportedly stalling on contract negotiations with their clubs. The Blues face an uphill battle of keeping their best players if they fail to finish inside the top four this season.
He assured the leaders of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and India , Pakistan's full cooperation in making TAPI a success. He said the TAPI pipeline project has changed into an economic corridor as it contains a railway and power project.
Serena has been a strong voice for women everywhere and continues to break down barriers time and time again. There's been so many days, even still, that I'm like "how am I going to keep going?"' she told the BBC .
The center is averaging 16.2 points, 9.4 boards and 1.1 blocks in 17 games with the Charge this season. James, on the other hand, had 30 points, but also had nine rebounds and eight assists like Simmons.
Inslee, who steps in on a long and proud tradition of states defying D.C. on various undertakings they don't agree with. But Hansen believes that the FCC relinquished its authority over net neutrality rules by rescinding them nationally.
Fiercely opposed to her open-door refugee policy, Spahn has advocated a sharp conservative shift to coax back voters from the AfD. Ms Merkel will start what is nearly certainly her final term as chancellor weakened.
Mamata Banerjee , Chief Minister of West Bengal and Asaddin Owaisi of the AIMIM had extended their support on Sunday. Mr Jogi also said that Mr Rao had successfully spearheaded the separate Telangana agitation, the release said.
Putin said that Russian military experts and diplomats would be ready to discuss new weapons systems with their USA counterparts. News reporter and Today Show anchor Megyn Kelly has scored her second interview with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin .
At the same time , Kushner is the head of the Trump administration's effort to broker a deal between Israelis and Palestinians. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House.
They showed at that moment they see me as a friend and someone that did the best for the club and always respected the club. Guy Mowbray: "Both managers sensibly and diplomatically downplayed their feud in Friday's press conferences ".
North Korean Paralympics Athletes Arrive in South Korea
The unprecedented meeting came as a result of the Olympic-led thawing of diplomatic tension between the neighboring states. The IPC banned Russian Federation in 2016 after revelations of a widespread and highly orchestrated doping scandal.
The first teaser for House of Cards season 6 is here
Netflix have previously claimed that they planned the show's end months before they officially announced the last ever season . The final season will wrap up in eight episodes, as opposed to its usual 13-episode order.
Michigan college student suspected of killing parents
Cameras captured the suspect exiting the north side of the residence hall and running along the railroad, a police official said. Police say his parents had just picked him up from the hospital, where he was taken the day before for suspected drug abuse.
U.S. aircraft carrier in Vietnam for historic visit
In recent years, the United States and Vietnam have worked to improve relations that were normalized in 1995. Among other things, he announced a full lifting of the US' decades-old ban on weapon sales to Vietnam.
Much Colder Today; More Rain, Winter Weather Possible
Bridgeport also broke its daily temperature record, topping off at 63 degrees, falling short of its all-time February record. Freezing drizzle is possible tomorrow morning before another round of freezing rain moves in from the south by late morning.
Playa del Carmen ferry explosion injures passengers
Fire engulfs the front section of a burning ferry as fire fighters battle the blaze off the shore of Merak city, January 28, 2011. The initial investigation has revealed the explosion was caused by a mechanical failure, according to Quintana Roo officials.