“I’m dying…I’m dying” — as Serena Williams detailed how she controlled immense pain to avoid upsetting her mother

Serena Williams opened up about her frightening birth experience in an Elle Magazine story called How Serena Williams Saved Her Own Life. The tennis pro and her husband of five years, Alexis Ohanian, have a five-year-old daughter together named Olympia.

This year’s US Open was unique. After 25 spectacular years on the tour, American legend Serena Williams retired from her illustrious career. When Williams was eliminated by Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic at the US Open, it most likely spelled the end of her professional tennis career.

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Serena Williams didn’t want to disturb her mother, Oracene Price

In a recent interview, Serena opened up that she didn’t want to worry her mother even though she was going through a lot of pain. She said, “They tried to talk to me and all I could think was, ‘I’m dying, I’m dying. Oh my goodness.” I really thought I was going to pass out. I kinda got up and walked into the other room because I didn’t want my mom to worry. I didn’t want her to hear me; she’s who biggest concern in the world.”

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 25: Professional tennis player Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian depart the premiere of the HBO documentary series ‘Being Serena’ at the Time Warner Center on April 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)

Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., serena‘s daughter, was delivered by emergency caesarean section. However, the real problems started shortly after the baby was born. Serena struggled mightily during the birthing process. First, Serena’s pregnancy was struggling, leading to the need for an urgent cesarean section to deliver the child. After the procedure, Serena later developed blood clots in her lungs. A filter was implanted to prevent pulmonary embolism from entering her lungs due to this series of problems, which also required weeks of bed rest.

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Serena Williams also praised her mother’s steadfastness as she faced the early stages of her new role as a parent. She added that her mother is the most resilient person she knows.

Serena’s mom stole the show at the US Open

During their 2022 US Open Season Serena Williams said goodbye to her career and her home Grand Slam tournament. Her mother Oracene Price, husband Alexis Ohanian and daughter Olympia Ohanian were all in attendance. Despite the importance of her daughter’s matches, her mother Oracene is known among them for keeping her composure.

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through Venus and Serena Williams’ professional career, Oracene Price was known for her cool demeanor. She frequently displays an unwavering calm during her matches and has garnered crowd admiration at the recent US Open. Additionally, Price has been a big part of her girls’ strong support system, helping them develop their tennis skills from a young age.

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