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In a recent interview, Serena Williams revealed her thoughts on whether her daughter Olympia will follow in her tennis footsteps.
Williams, along with her husband Alexis Ohanian and their daughter Olympia, have been able to spend more time together since she announced her retirement.
Appearing on CBS News' Person to Person with Norah O'Donnell, Williams told the host that her daughter isn't the biggest fan of tennis!
Williams started by saying, "That's a little disappointing for me, but she's actually really good at it. So we are trying to figure out a way to get her to play a little bit."
"Maybe I can push her into tennis by getting other kids to have a group lesson, I think that's what I'm gonna do," Serena later shared.
Serena's daughter Olympia is "quite aware" that her mother is no longer training regularly and is making the most of her newfound spare time with her.
So during the pandemic, when Olympia was just 3 years old, the couple decided to let her play tennis as a time passing activity. But now Williams wants to try to make her like and play the sport even more seriously.
Williams did go into "tennis mom" mode before Olympia's first class, joking that the teacher had no idea that it was her kid. She has always been good with techniques, so she just wanted to make sure the teacher taught Olympia some good ones.
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