Elation From Epic Cincinnati Win Turns Venus Williams Generous as She Brushes Aside Hidden Anger on Airline for Their Glaring Mishap

Due to her ongoing fitness issues, Venus Williams has only appeared on the courts sporadically this season. However, now that she recently made a return during the Canadian Open, the American tennis icon had an unexpected blow off the court. There was a major goof-up with the WTA legend’s luggage upon her arrival in the country.

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Despite being a frequent traveler with American Airlines, she also took a sarcastic jibe at them for sending her luggage to the Bahamas instead of Montreal. Now, just a few days after that bizarre incident and with a recent victory, the 43-year-old tennis legend has finally spilled the beans on the “crazy” fiasco caused by the airlines.

Venus Williams responds to her recent luggage mishap

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Following a short and unpleasant campaign in Montreal, the former World No. 1 has once again returned to the outdoor hard courts of the Cincinnati Masters. In the first-round match, Venus, with her stellar prowess, outshined the Russian tennis star, Veronika Kudermetova in straight sets (6-4, 7-5). After her remarkable victory, the 7-time singles Grand Slam champion was asked to comment on her luggage saga in Canada.

In her response, the American tennis star revealed that she is “grateful” to finally have her luggage back after making “relentless” phone calls to another agent. However, because of the fiasco in the previous tournament, she had to do a lot of running across various stores in order to buy new clothes. Venus said, “The day I played my match was the craziest day ever in terms of preparation.”

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Given the incident, where her package got stuck in customs, Venus was asked if she has now changed her preference in terms of airlines. But, the 5-time Wimbledon champion gracefully said, “Oh, it happens. I forgive and forget, yeah.” However, in her dire times, she wasn’t completely alone. Amidst her adversity in Canada, the American had had the support of a celeb figure, albeit indirectly.

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Williams’ fan girl moment amidst her luggage fiasco

After her baggage was accidentally sent to the Caribbean, the 43-year-old tennis star was left with hardly any clothes. In fact, she had a sole outfit option for her participation in the Canadian Open. It was her t-shirt of the renowned American singer, Janet Jackson, as seen in the Instagram post she humorously shared.

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In a video clip accompanied by Jackson’s track “Together Again”, Venus showcased her fan girl moment amidst her baggage fiasco. Meanwhile, the WTA legend also admitted that she had been daydreaming about the coming reunion of her and the missing bags.

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