Mike Tyson’s “Savage” daughter played tennis against Venus Williams, Steffi Graf

Boxing legend Mike Tyson was not only one of the best athletes in boxing, but in all sports. The former heavyweight champion tipped the scales at 220 pounds of lean muscle and crushed opponents much larger than himself. What gave Iron Mike the edge was his explosive athleticism and unmatched knockout power.

What’s more, Tyson’s genes certainly appear to have passed on to the next generation. Tyson’s daughter Milan is currently training to be a tennis pro at just 13 years old. Iron Mike described her as a “savage” devoted to her sport. “She still loves it of course, she hits the ball like a savage‘ he said in a education Meeting.


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Mike Tyson reveals his daughter played against Venus Williams

That wasn’t all, however, as the former champion even revealed that Milan received a tennis lesson from none other than Venus Williams. In an interview with ‘All Access’, Tyson was asked about his daughter. The reporter heard that Milan had apparently gotten a tennis lesson from Serena Williams and wanted to know if that was true. Tyson corrected him, claiming she got a lesson from her sister Venus Williams. He added that Milan got a lesson from German tennis icon Steffi Graf.

Absolutely, Venus Williams, Steffi Graf as well. She played with Steffi Graf. Listen I was just blessed to be lucky that my kids meet such great people. Tyson said.

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The connections Tyson has forged over the years will be of great benefit to his children. Unlike him, they will be able to learn from the best from the start, a luxury Tyson didn’t have.

Mike Tyson’s daughter once met Serena Williams


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Although Milan may not have learned a lesson from the 23-time Grand Slam winner, she did met her idol, Serena Williams, in 2016. However, she was only 7 years old at the time and could not take much from the meeting.

LAS VEGAS, NV – AUGUST 26: Former boxer Mike Tyson takes part in the super welterweight boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. 26 August 2017. T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

After that, she even got the chance to train with Patrick Mouratoglou, the Williams sisters’ former coach. Tyson can provide the best coaching possible for his children. In the end, however, it is up to his children to succeed in sport through hard work and dedication.


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