The American tennis legend Serena Williams swatted past Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska in Saturday’s match, powering her into the fourth round of Australian Open 2019. Williams defeated her teen opponent 6-2, 6-1 and next faces sister Venus or world number one Simona Halep. Apart from her clean and powerful tennis, it was Serena's kind gesture that has touched millions on the internet courtesy a video that is going viral since. In the sweetest gesture, the 37-year-old was seen consoling Dayana, who was crying after facing a one-sided defeat in the third round. "It's a Serena-tard"! Serena Williams’ Australian Open 2019 Outfit, a Green Lycra Jumpsuit and Fishnet Stockings Get Big Thumbs Up!
“You did amazing. You did so well. You did amazing. Don't cry. You did really well,” Serena is heard telling a teary-eyed Yastremska after the match. This kind gesture has won the fans' hearts, after the short clip surfaced on social media. When asked about the future of the teenager, the seven-time champion said “I thought she did really amazing. She came out swinging and to be so young, she came out ready to go. When I was young I played against so many people and everyone I faced was intimidating and not easy. You just go out and swing and do the best you can,” as quoted in a BBC report. Serena Williams Goes Naked Singing ‘I Touch Myself’ In This Breast Cancer Awareness Clip.
Watch Viral Video of Serena Williams Consoling a Crying Dayana Yastremska
“You did amazing. You did so well. You did amazing. Don’t cry. You did really well.”
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 19, 2019
The 18-year-old Ukrainian idolised Williams from the time she picked up the racket at an early age. Before the match, Yastremska told the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) that playing against the American player is the culmination of a lifelong dream. We can imagine her excitement and happiness. She indeed learnt some cool lessons that she can use in her upcoming games and also a hug from her idol and legendary player to cherish lifelong.