‘Want that kind of loyalty’ – When Serena Williams revealed an enigmatic resemblance between Patrick Mouratoglou and her father ‘King’ Richard

Legendary American tennis player Serena Williams recently retired from professional tennis at the US Open. Many tennis players and other athletes paid homage to the great champion. Interestingly, her former coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, also sent her a farewell message on social media.

Notably, Mouratoglou became Serena’s coach back in 2012. Since then, they have gone on to become one of the most successful player-coach pairings in the history of the sport. In the past, Serena spoke about her coaching days with the French coach when she saw her father Richard Williams at Mouratoglou.


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Serena Williams spoke about the similarities between Patrick Mouratoglou and King Richard

in a (n interview In 2013, Serena Williams spoke of finding an immediate connection with Mouratoglou as the French manager and her father shared a similar attitude. Speaking about it, Serena said:That’s the only reason I was able to work with him – because of that attitude.

In addition, she wishes the coach full commitment, as she said, We have the same forward-thinking mindset… He seemed to be 100% with everyone he was with. If I want to work with someone, I want that kind of loyalty.

PARIS, FRANCE May 27th. Serena Williams of the United States with coach Patrick Mouratoglou as they practice on Court Philippe-Chatrier in preparation for the 2021 French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros on May 27, 2021 in Paris, France. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Above all, serena had one of the best stations of her career under Mouratoglou. Under his tutelage, she won 10 Grand Slam title. Before that, she hadn’t won a Grand Slam title in 2 years and Serena wanted to win at least one Grand Slam title. Certainly she has won more than that, and her last and 23rd Grand Slam came at the Australian Open in 2017.

Fans aren’t happy with Mouratoglou’s farewell message to Serena

When Serena announced her retirement from tennis, her longtime coach Mouratoglou said, tweeted a farewell message for Serena. the message said “What a ride it was. Thank you for everything. I wish you the very best for the next chapter!”

However, fans slammed the France manager for not mentioning or tagging Serena Williams in his tweet. Also, fans expected a better farewell message from him as he was their coach for almost 10 years.

Check out this story: Fans slam Serena Williams’ ex-coach Patrick Mouratoglou for his poorly structured tribute


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Earlier in April this year, Mouratoglou announced his split from Serena as the American tennis player recovered from an injury. After breaking up with her, he decided to become one Simona Haleps trainer. Mouratoglou later spoke about the lack of coaching due to Serena’s injury. However, Serena did not give an exact answer to her separation from the French coach.


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Meanwhile, Serena joked about her love for Australia, meaning there’s a slim chance we could see the great champion in the future.

Can we see Serena back on tour next year? Let us know in the comments.

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