The Internet blamed Drake for Serena Williams’ U.S. Open loss

Friday September 11th, 2015

Serena Williams lost in the U.S. Open to Roberta Vinci in the semifinals on Friday. The Internet was quick to blame Drake.

You see, Williams and Drake have had a long-rumored relationship that has been something of a sideshow during Williams’s push for the calendar Grand Slam. A win over Vinci would have advanced Williams to the tournament finals, and a win there would’ve locked in the slam and given Williams her 22nd Grand Slam title, tying her for most in the professional era with Steffi Graf.

Alas, Vinci emerged a 2–6, 6–4, 6–4 winner. In the eyes (and Twitter fingers) of the Internet, Drake was to blame.


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