Venus Williams offers reflections following her defeat in her Washington comeback match.

Venus Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam winner, admitted that despite feeling “rusty” on the court and not playing her best tennis, it was enjoyable to compete in Washington. On Monday night in Washington, Williams, 42, participated in her first singles match of the year.

Williams regrettably came up just short, losing to qualifier Rebecca Marino 4-6 6-1 6-4. Williams recovered to take a 4-1 lead in the third set after losing the first set comfortably. When Marino won the final five games of the match to secure a three-set victory, Williams lost his composure.

“Yes, it was my first game, so I felt like I didn’t play well a lot of the time. Basically just rusty. In the third set, I really put myself in advantageous positions. I’m merely attempting to remove some rust. That is only to be anticipated.

I can only play in another tournament and improve, “As reported by Sportskeeda, Williams.

Williams: Playing in Washington was enjoyable.

Williams made her Washington debut at the age of 42. Williams was incredibly well greeted, and she expressed her gratitude to the crowd for showing up to show their support.

“Yes, it’s a lot of fun. I wished I could have won this match for the audience and the competition. although it’s not always successful. super response Tennis is played well in DC, and Mark manages the tournament superbly.

Yes, playing in DC was a lot of fun. Having the throng behind me was helpful. Since I haven’t played singles in a year, it was undoubtedly a terrific experience “added Williams. Williams will now concentrate on the Toronto National Bank Open, which begins the following week. If Williams can secure her first singles victory of the year at the Canadian Masters in Toronto, that remains to be seen.