2011 US Open: What Serena Williams Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not

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2011 US Open: What Serena Williams Said, Really Meant and Definitely Did Not
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What she said:

“Well, I give half to my favorite uncle, and then the rest I probably save it, hopefully. Pray that the banks don't go down. (Laughter.)”

Serena Williams knows just what to do with the $2.8 million she will get at the US Open if she wins.

 

What she really meant:

“You do know, the Uncle I was referring to is Uncle Sam. Taxes, my friends, taxes.”

 

What she definitely didn’t:

“You’d think my $1.4 million would prop up the banks.”


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