‘Repetition was terrifying’ – Alexis Ohanian, husband of Serena Williams, recalls Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton colliding after Zhou Guanyu’s horrific crash at Silverstone GP

Aside from being a successful businessman, Serena Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian is also an avid sports fan. In addition to tennis, he also follows sports such as American football, basketball and F1. The Reddit founder took a break from his busy schedule yesterday to watch the Silverstone GP; Also known as British GP.

What began as a pleasant race soon turned into a horrific scene as Alfa Romeo driver Zhou Guanyu himself survived a high-speed crash on the first lap. Learning about the crash, Ohanian recalled the collision between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton at the 2021 Italian GP.


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Alexis Ohanian hopes for the best for Zhou Guanyu

Like his wife Serena Williams, Alexis Ohanian is a very active social media user. He uses his social media addresses to update his fans about his daily activities and to present his thoughts and views.


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Yesterday, after the accident, Ohanian took his Twitter handle; In the tweet, he recalled how “Halo” saved Lewis Hamilton when the tire of Max Verstappen’s Red Bull car landed near Hamiton’s head during the 2021 Italian GP.

Halo, a mandatory head protection device, was introduced in F1 in 2018. The device, made of high-quality titanium, can withstand a weight of up to 12 tons. Introduced with driver protection in mind, the ‘Halo’ is the strongest part of an F1 car.


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Like Hamilton, Zhou counted on the device and also admitted that he survived the crash because of “Halo.” Despite a safety feature, a high-speed car crash is bound to leave a person distressed. It was similar with Guanyu. Although “Halo” was in place, the accident put the entire motorsport world in distress.

express concern about Guanyu, Ohanian wrote, Halo saved Lewis’ life last year when Max tried to run him over. We hope the best for Zhou Guanyu – this repetition was terrifying.”


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While Guanyu’s accident was unfortunate, things seemed comfortable for Ohanian’s favorite Lewis Hamilton. After a strong start, the Mercedes driver maintained his pace and finished the race in P3. Excited about the win, Ohanian posted a post congratulating Hamiton on his achievement.

On his Twitter, Ohanian wrote: “Hell of a race today. Fight on!!”

Serena Williams at Wimbledon

When talking about Alexis Ohanian, one cannot forget his legendary wife, Serena Williams. After a year off, Williams started her comeback with a doubles at Eastbourne. Together with Ons Jabeur, the two reached the semifinals. The pair then announced a last-minute withdrawal after Ons sustained a right knee injury.

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Alexis Olympia, daughter of Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian congratulate Serena Williams after she won her final match against Jessica Pegula of the USA at the ASB Tennis Center on January 12, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Taking Eastbourne as training, she eventually made her much-anticipated comeback at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships. However, the marks of immature comeback training were clearly evident in her performance. She then suffered an opening round loss to Harmony Tan.

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