The 36-year-old was back in action alongside her sister Venus Williams in a doubles match at the Fed Cup on February 11. But after an abusive relationship, depression, illness, and loss of self-esteem, despite forging a new career as a commentator, she again surprised the tennis world by announcing her intention to return to the pro tour. It's been fun [getting back to work], I've been having so much fun being a mom, and having time off is good too...
Williams conceded she's sometimes surprised by how well she's playing when the new mother reminds herself she thought she "would have retired six years ago".
"She takes full advantage of it, she does it better than anybody".
She will play Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan in a night match at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
"My main thing is I would love for my daughter to be around with me doing great so it gives me some motivation".
Christian Holy Site Shut Over Tax Dispute
He also condemned what he said were the false accusations of a systematic campaign of abuse against churches and Christians. Trudeau says the situation regarding Jerusalem's status should be resolved through negotiation.
"It would be so [much] fun - the help that we could do, and the awareness and the athletes and the fantastic players that would come out of Africa would just be unbelievable", she added.
"They hung around and did incredible for the game and I'm just really happy for them, to be quite honest".
"The way Serena plays is very short points, she doesn't have to hit 20 balls to win a rally, the way the game is played lends itself to playing less and still be able to do it well as long as you stay in physical shape", she added. The 23-time Grand Slam champion won both of their previous matches, including a 6-2, 6-0 win in Indian Wells in 2015. "Once I was asked by my coach, Pat (Cash), if I was going to be available around that time, I said, 'Yeah, I'll make myself available.' So it didn't take much thinking". There have been so many days, even still, that I'm like "how am I going to keep going"? It's just a little different, I'm just expecting to see where I am more than anything.
"This is a good time to start for the summer".
Venus Williams, who also played in the Tie Break Tens event, says that while her sister may be taking things slow, the talent is still there. "If I want to play in those Grand Slams (the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open) and play well, I think now is the ideal time to start".
Another motivating factor, should Williams ever need one.
The bill to ban assault weapons, including the AR-15 used in the school shooting, failed by a 20-to-17 vote. For 15 minutes, the Florida Senate was in favor of a two-year moratorium on sales of assault weapons.
Newspaper Choson Sinbo claimed that Pyongyang had never begged for talks with Washington D.C., the Yonhap news agency reported. In November past year , Reuters quoted a White House official as saying, with a note of sarcasm, "He's such a dreamer".
Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and Middle East adviser, attended some but not all of the lengthy session, Netanyahu said later. Israel is increasingly anxious that Trump is backsliding on a pledge to "fix" or dismantle the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
Sharma started the third round solidly with three birdies in the first six holes but was a mediocre one-over the rest of the way. Aphibarnrat, who's a 4-time victor on the European Tour , posted 1.583 putts per GIR and 2.287 SG: Putting with 24 total putts.
This week, the FDA approved the genetic test by the company, 23andMe, which is part of its $199 Health and Ancestry product. The test also does not provide information on a person's overall risk of developing any type of cancer.
Gazprom had said that the court rejected demands of Naftogaz to increase the tariff for gas transit from Russian Federation . The decision has violated the balance of interests of the parties under these contracts, the head of Gazprom said.
In a conversation early in Mr Trump's presidency, Mr Putin reportedly spoke of Russia's willingness to extend this agreement. What is new here is the combative and threatening rhetoric - very much a throw-back to the worst of the Cold War years.
Police say the gun used in the shooting belonged to Davis Jr.'s father, a part-time police officer in suburban Chicago . As Lionberger spoke, helicopters flew overhead as part of the search for the suspect, 19-year-old James Eric Davis Jr .
Kobe Bryant is now an Academy Award victor ! He applauded players still in the game for making drastic steps in upping the sport. Kobe Bryant now adds an Oscar to his impressive collection of NBA Championships, Gold Medals, and sports awards.
Netanyahu is suspected of acting to benefit internet giant Bezeq, also owned by Elovitch, for favorable coverage on the news site. Public radio said on Friday that both were being questioned at fraud squad headquarters simultaneously with Sara but separately.
Gov. Inslee signs nations first state net-neutrality bill
The preemption clause in the FCC's net neutrality repeal means Washington state may face legal challenges to the new law . But Hansen believes that the FCC relinquished its authority over net neutrality rules by rescinding them nationally.
Three to five inches of snow expected on the East End
The peak of the storm still appears to be from mid-afternoon, through the evening, into the early overnight hours. The mixing line could come farther north if the storm's track comes closer to CT , introducing more warm air.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel set to serve 4th term
Following the SPD's emphatic decision for a new partnership, Merkel is expected to launch her fourth government by mid-March. Party leaders say they expect a "yes" vote to the coalition deal they hammered out with Merkel and her allies.
Burkina Faso: Car bomb targets military HQ
Witnesses said five armed men got out of a vehicle and opened fire on passersby before heading toward the French embassy. Burkina Faso is among a number of vulnerable countries in the southern Sahara region that are fighting jihadist groups.