Serena Williams Praises Caitlin Clark’s Poise In The Face Of Negativity

Serena Williams thinks Caitlin Clark is handling the WNBA tumult well.

Williams spoke to reporters at the Tribeca Festival about her docuseries In the Arena: Serena Williams, which premiered earlier this week. During her session, the New York Post reports she was asked about Clark.

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“I just love that she tries to stay grounded. She said that she doesn’t look at her social [media],” Williams said.

“I get it. I don’t look at it either. It’s so important to continue to do what she’s doing. No matter what other people do, if people are negative, it’s because they can’t do what you do, basically. Hopefully she’ll continue to do what she’s doing.”

Williams had gone through a similar crucible as a rising young tennis star.

“I was bullied,” Williams said. “Things that I had to go through, now people would be canceled for saying [what they did] back then.”

Williams also expressed interest in potentially owning a WNBA team.

“I absolutely would be (interested). With the right market, I would definitely be super interested in that,” Williams told CNN earlier this year.

“We just needed the right catalyst and the right people and I think that’s been happening over the past two years. I think women’s sport is having a moment that it should have always had… Now it’s time to lift up others sports, women’s soccer, women’s basketball,” Williams said.

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