Best answer: Why did Serena Williams decline in the Olympics?

Williams, who missed the 2004 Olympics because of an injury, was asked on Sunday whether it would be difficult for her to miss the Games. “In the past, it’s been a wonderful place for me,” she said. “I really haven’t thought about it, so I’m going to keep not thinking about it.”

Is Serena Williams going to the Olympics 2021?

Serena Williams confirmed that she won’t be participating in the 2020 Summer Olympics, which will kick off in Tokyo on July 23, 2021 following a year’s delay. The four-time Olympic gold medalist announced the news during a pre-Wimbledon press conference.

Did Venus and Serena end up winning gold in the Olympics?

While Venus won 2 Olympic Golds in her maiden Olympics, Serena also won the Gold with her sister in the doubles category.

Why do tennis players not go to the Olympics?

Foreign visitors have been barred as have family members of visiting athletes. These restrictions, along with the cramped scheduled this year, have been one of the reasons why a number of top tennis players from both the women’s and men’s draws have pulled out of the Tokyo Games.

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Is Venus Williams still playing tennis?

With 49 WTA singles titles, Williams trails only her sister Serena Williams among active players on the WTA Tour with most singles titles.

Venus Williams.

Singles
Current ranking No. 111 (Jun 28, 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open F (2003, 2017)
French Open F (2002)

Is Michael Phelps in the 2021 Olympics?

Will you see Phelps at the 2021 games? The answer to that is yes, if the camera turns around in NBC’s broadcasting booth. The Athletic’s Richard Deitsch reported that Phelps will be joining Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines in the booth for several events during the games.

What is Michael Phelps net worth?

Twenty-three times Olympics Gold Medalist Michael Phelps has a net worth of $80 million. The American swimming legend is imminent for winning the Swimming World World Swimmer of the Year eight times.

Quick Facts:

Name Michael Fred Phelps II
Net worth $80 million

Which sport is removed from the Tokyo Olympics?

Dropped from the Olympics after the 2008 Beijing Games baseball and softball will return to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo with Japan and the US favored to win. Baseball and softball were voted out of the Olympics program in 2005 by the International Olympic Committee.

Who’s the best tennis player in the world?

Player Results

Ranking Player Points
1 Novak. Djokovic (SRB) 12,113
34 Age Next Best 19 Tourn Played Move 1000 Points Dropping
2 Daniil. Medvedev (RUS) 10,620
25 Age 23 Next Best 26 Tourn Played Move 1000 Points Dropping
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What is the age difference between Serena and Venus Williams?

Two of the best women tennis players in the world today are sisters, Venus Williams and Serena Williams. Both of the Williams sisters have been ranked Number 1 in the world at some point in their tennis career. Venus Williams born on June 17th 1980 in Lynwood, California, is a year older than her sister.

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