NBA world props tennis legend Serena Williams

Serena Williams’ success, longevity and iconic status as one of the greatest athletes of all time echoed across the sporting world after a loss at the US Open on Friday could mark the end of her illustrious career. .

NBA athletes and legends offered their congratulations and gratitude to the 40-year-old superstar, who won 23 Grand Slam singles titles in a professional career spanning four different decades.