Serena Williams Poses Unretouched

To accompany her unretouched cover photo on the August, 2019 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, tennis star Serena Williams writes a moving personal essay about the harsh, sexist way she was penalized at the 2018 U.S. Open for defending herself to a judge, the apology she sent to her opponent that day, Naomi Osaka, and why she will always choose to speak up anyway.

Published: Jul 9, 2019
Length: 5 minutes (1,441 words)