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The reason Serena Williams doesn’t want her daughter to play tennis

Wednesday on the season finale of HBO’s docu-series, Being Serena, 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion Serena Williams revealed that she doesn’t want her daughter, Olympia, to follow in her tennis-dominating footsteps.Olympia is not playing tennis, if I have anything to do with it,” Williams candidly admitted while playing on the floor with her now 10-month-old. “The tennis life is too hard.”Williams referred to the traveling and hard work involved in the tennis lifestyle, a lot of which she has endured during her stellar 23 year career. But she was quick to point out the positive aspects as well, mentioning the “stellar” work ethic she has built over the years.The first-time mother also pointed out that other tennis superstars - like Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf and Pete Sampras - haven’t put their kids in tennis, either.“It's strange, no one that plays tennis really puts their kids in tennis,” Williams said.Being Serena airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on HBO.See how Serena Williams dealt with the decision stop breastfeeding for her tennis career:Read more from Yahoo Entertainment:

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