“It’s bedtime” – Alexis Ohanian, husband of Serena Williams, confirms Olympia’s presence in Venus’ comeback match at the Citi Open

After sister Serena Williams’ comeback at the Wimbledon Championships, her older sister Venus Williams also celebrated her long-awaited comeback in singles yesterday. In the first round of the Citi Open, she lost in a three-set match to Rebecca Marino of Canada. Venus started well, winning the first set 6-4. However, the Canadian veteran made a powerful comeback, winning the next two sets 6-1, 6-4.

Though it wasn’t the outcome her family had hoped for, the elder Williams sister had her family rooted for her. Alexis Ohanian tweeted in support of Venus. He also confirmed that Olympia was there to see her aunt’s comeback match.

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Serena Williams’ daughter Olympia loves Aunt Venus

When Alexis Ohanian took to his Twitter account to post in support of Venus, a fan asked if Olympia was watching her aunt’s game. In response to the request, the Reddit co-founder confirmed that she’s watching.

“She was, but it’s bedtime!” he wrote.

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Although it ended in disappointment, fans would certainly have been delighted to see Venus back on the pitch. As this was just the beginning of American swing, she will be up next for the Canadian Open and the Cincinnati Masters tournament.

Venus vows to come back stronger

After a disappointing loss in their comeback match Venus accepted that she was a bit rusty. She also explained that she was in a good position in the third set as well, but a bit of rust cost her the match.

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“Just a little rusty. I also positioned myself very well in the third set. I’m just trying to shake off some rust.” you said.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – MARCH 23: Venus Williams (USA) during her Miami Open second qualifier game at Hard Rock Stadium on March 23, 2021 in Miami Gardens, FL. (Photo by Michele Eve Sandberg/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Also, she accepted that it was natural when she returned after a long time. The 42-year-old also assured that she would play better in the upcoming tournaments.

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Next at the Canadian Open, Serena Williams will also join her sister as she will be playing her first match after attending the 2022 Wimbledon Championships. Can the Williams sisters perform better in Toronto? Let us know in the comments.

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