Serena Williams, Once Rumored to Be Dating Grigor Dimitrov, Disclosed Real Reason Behind Her 2012 Paris Decision – 'Had a Bad Breakup..'

Serena Williams, Once Rumored to Be Dating Grigor Dimitrov, Disclosed Real Reason Behind Her 2012 Paris Decision – ‘Had a Bad Breakup..’

Serena Williams has enjoyed her share of the limelight. Be it for her performance on the court or off of it. Her dating life has been one of the most trending topics throughout her career. Her alleged relationship with Grigor Dimitrov was the talk of the town in 2013. However, she never said anything about it. But when the couple broke up, she chose a unique way to stay away from him.

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Interestingly, she did it by literally staying in a different country altogether.

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Serena Williams detailed coping with her breakup from Dimitrov

The Bulgarian tennis player was training with the former world no. 1 when the dating rumors started. However, Williams never accepted it. But in 2013, during an interview, she talked about her reason for staying in Paris for 18 months. She stated, “I lost in the first round in the French Open last year, and I just decided to stay.”

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 18, 2021 Serena Williams of the US during her semi final match against Japan’s Naomi Osaka REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Additionally, without naming anyone, she said, “No, I had a bad breakup, and I just didn’t want to be in the same country as the guy.”

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The name of Grigor Dimitrov is not just associated with Serena Williams. At one point, she had a war of words with her Russian rival, Maria Sharapova, who was dating Dimitrov at the time.

Drake took a dig at Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian

A recent controversy that swept through the tennis world is, surprisingly, Drake’s new song, ‘Middle of the Ocean’. In the song, the Canadian rapper took a dig at Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian by calling him ‘a groupie’. There were rumors of Williams dating Drake too, which she never confirmed, and it feels like Drake is still not over the loss.

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On the other hand, the Reddit co-founder responded to Drake’s remarks by tweeting about his unconditional support for the women in his life. Through a recent Twitter post, he shared an adorable picture of hanging out with his daughter Olympia, and his pet dog, Adora. The caption, ‘Winning’, says it all about the carefree attitude of Williams’ husband.

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