Serena and coach dating
Now, as Williams goes for yet another Wimbledon title, her relationship with Mouratoglou has been front and center.
Williams got a new coach – Patrick Mouratoglou – and as suddenly as her career was, supposedly, over, it was just as quickly back on track.
The once-dominant Williams appeared to have lost a step on her game, falling in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament, the French Open, for the first time in her career. It was the first time in her expansive career that Williams had been knocked out in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament.
It was a downward spiral, the beginning of the end, a brand-new era of women’s tennis. She began training with Mouratoglou after the loss to 111th-ranked Virginie Razzano in France and asked him for his opinion on the match.
on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come but believing that it would. I want women to know that it’s okay to love and embrace who you are…He told her she appeared emotionally uptight and off-balance.It was enough to hit a chord with Williams and the pair’s relationship has only grown from there. 1 for 319 weeks, which ranks her third in the Open Era among female tennis players.Her record of 39 Grand Slam titles puts her third on the all-time list and second in the open era: 23 in singles, 14 in women's doubles, and 2 in mixed doubles.