It was her first public speaking appearance since she was suspended from the sport in March while officials carried out an investigation.The five-time Grand Slam champion and her long-time boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov, who was recently ranked as high as 16th in the world, went their separate ways in July 2015 after just over two years together. Now I’m concentrated entirely on the game and I’m sure the results will soon be seen… In fact, the relationship was, perhaps, best known for the comments it spawned.The 29-year-old teared up as she spoke about being banned from the game but made no apologies for it, instead telling an audience in Rancho Mirage, California, that she felt vindicated to have had her punishment reduced.
And, hey, if she wants to be with the guy with a black heart, go for it.” Perhaps, but perhaps not.From that perspective, I'm all over the map.'But what kind of man would she like?'Someone with their own opinions and their own life who is comfortable in their own skin,' she replied.Clearly, she and Sharapova are far from friends, even if they respect each other on court.So that Serena said those statements to Venus on the phone and the writer decided to publish them is only a big deal because it got out in public.