Serena’s Farewell: Stories from the leadup to the US Open

              Serena Williams sits during a practice session at Arthur Ashe Stadium before the start of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
              FILE - Serena Williams  returns the ball during her quarterfinal doubles tennis match with Ons Jabeur of Tunisia against Shuko Aoyama of Japan and Hao-Ching of Taiwan at the Eastbourne International tennis tournament in Eastbourne, England, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. The U.S. Open draw on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, set up 23-time Grand Slam champion Williams to face Danka Kovinic of Montenegro in the first round. The tournament begins Monday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)