“Why are you always better than me?” – Serena Williams was jealous of sister Venus for her talent on and off the pitch

Serena and Venus Williams have been household names in women’s tennis since their professional debuts. The siblings have won a staggering 30 Grand Slam singles titles together and won 14 Majors in doubles combined.

Two decades later, the Williams sisters have passed 40, and hopefully they have a few more years in the tank before they call it a day. However, they will forever go down as two of the most dominant players of modern times.

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Serena competes with older sister Venus

The two faced each other at the biggest stages throughout their careers. While both have reached the world No. 1 ranking, serena has demonstrated her dominance on the circuit, winning a record 23 Grand Slams. In a 2009 interview, Serena spoke about how the siblings had an unparalleled competitive advantage.

she said, “If you [Venus] forced me to go to college, we would be in the same class and it would keep getting better. It was like, earggggh! Her scream of frustration is just as loud as the grunts on the pitch.”

“To be on the safe side, she lets one go. “Ohgggh! Why are you always better than me? If I had two children of the same sex, I don’t think I would put them in the same sport or cause. Of course, I will not treat my children so harshly – just because times have changed.” She added.

Serena was the most successful active tennis player and it just goes to show how her elite mentality helped propel her to the top of the sport.

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Will Serena Williams return to the tour at the US Open?

After a long spell on the sidelines, Serena returned to Wimbledon this year. Unfortunately, she fell short to lose in the first round against the French Harmony Tan. Despite the elimination, Williams will take inspiration from her performance on the pitch.

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 07: Martina Navratilova, Serena Williams of the United States and Chris Evert pose after the women’s singles final match on day 14 of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2014 Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Williams defeated Wozniacki in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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Now she’s hoping for a return to the final Grand Slam of the season – the US Open. Serena has won the championships at Flushing Meadows six times in her career. she is bound with legendary American Chris Evert for the highest number of US Open crowns in the Open Era.

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