Posted June 23, 2012 on AP on Fox
Just in case there were any doubts out there, Serena Williams wants to make perfectly clear that she's going to be around tennis awhile longer. So is older sister Venus. ''I have no intention of stopping, and I don't think she does either. We're definitely connected at the hip,'' the 30-year-old Williams said Saturday, two days before Wimbledon begins. ''I enjoy being out there on the court so much.'' Asked what she likes most about tennis, Williams explained: ''I love competing. I love the challenge. I love holding up trophies. So I guess if ever I feel that I can't do that, then maybe I won't play anymore.'' On a bit of a roll, she continued: ''That's what I love. I love stepping out on that court, having that atmosphere, that moment. That moment is all about me. Maybe it's a little selfish, but I love that feeling.'' The last time she was on a court at a tournament, though, things did ...

Serena Williams has 'no intention of stopping'

Serena Williams says she and sister Venus ''have no intention of stopping'' their tennis careers any time soon. Williams said Saturday at the All England Club that she enjoys competing, adding: ''I love holding trophies.'' She's held four in singles at Wimbledon and a total of 13 at Grand Slam tournaments. In her most recent match, though, Williams...

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