Serena Williams loses to Ajla Tomljanovic in U.S. Open farewell

NEW YORK — Leave it to Serena Williams to not have any desire to go unobtrusively, to not need this match, this outing to the U.S.

Open, this otherworldly vocation of hers, to truly, really end.  Directly down to what were, excepting a shift in perspective, the last minutes of her 25 years of greatness on the tennis court,

And an unyielding reluctance to be determined what was preposterous, Williams attempted to mount one final exemplary rebound,

Procure one final classic triumph, with fans on their feet in a full Arthur Ashe Stadium, cellphone cameras good to go.

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Serena Williams is a tennis extraordinary, thus a lot more noteworthy than that The 23-time Grand Slam champion fought off five match focuses to draw out the three-hours-in addition to procedures,

Yet couldn't accomplish more, and was disposed of from the U.S. Open in the third round by Ajla Tomljanovic 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-1 on Friday night

"I've been down previously. ... I don't actually surrender," Williams said. "In my profession, I've won't ever surrender. In matches, I don't surrender. Most certainly wasn't surrendering this evening."

She turns 41 this month and as of late advised the world that she is prepared to begin "advancing" away from her playing day