19 January - 1 February 2015
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Serena Williams
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Q.  Remember when you were 17?
SERENA WILLIAMS:  Yeah, for sure.  For sure.  It was fun times.  Fun times.

 

Q.  What is it like to go out there and play against someone who is that age?
SERENA WILLIAMS:  It's fun.  You have to be ready.  She had absolutely nothing to lose.  It would have been different playing her at like a French Open, Wimbledon, US Open.  But she's from here, so obviously it's a different atmosphere.

 

Q.  She might have felt a little pressure just by playing in front of the home crowd.  Could you ever remember that yourself?
SERENA WILLIAMS:  No, I never felt that pressure at the Open at all.  So no.

It's different.  American sports is different.  In Australia they're like crazy for anyone that is loca