Serena Williams jokes about ‘the new normal’ for kids games as she plays ‘COVID test’ with daughter Olympia
Serena Williams and daughter Olympia played a very 2020 game on Instagram Monday.
The tennis pro shared video of her three-year-old little girl pretending to give mom a COVID-19 test by sticking a random object up her nose.
‘The new normal kid games lol,’ Williams, 39, joked in the caption.
Fun and games: Serena William’s daughter played ‘covid test’ with her mom on Monday
‘What test is this?’ mom asked her only child in the clip.
‘It’s coconut test,’ Olympia said while trying to stick what looked like a lip crayon up mommy’s nose.
‘Oh it’s the covid test? Coconut test?’ Serene nodded as she let her little girl wiggle the object up her nostril and count to 10.
While it probably wasn’t the most pleasant game for mom, the ace tennis played smiled and told Olympia: ‘Thank you.’
Very 2020: ‘The new normal kid games lol,’ Williams, 39, joked in the caption
Coco-nuts: ‘It’s coconut test,’ Olympia said while trying to stick what looked like a lip crayon up mommy’s nose
Dedicated mom: ‘Oh it’s the covid test? Coconut test?’ Serene nodded as she let her little girl wiggle the object up her nostril and count to 10
Yesterday there were at least 1,111 new coronavirus deaths and 173,457 new cases reported in the United States, according to the New York Times.
As of Monday afternoon, more than 14,925,300 Americans have been infected and at least 282,900 have died, per the paper of record.
Serena is currently preparing for an appearance at the Australian Open in February. The first of 2021’s Grand Slam events will kick off on February 8th — three weeks later than its original January 18th plans.
Players will be under strict guidelines regarding COVID-19 testing and protocol, according to a letter Craig Tiley, chief executive of Tennis Australia and director of the Australian Open, sent to players for their consideration and feedback, obtained by the Washington Post.
Not out of the woods: Yesterday there were at least 1,111 new coronavirus deaths and 173,457 new cases reported in the United States, according to the New York Times. A Los Angeles testing site in seen on November 30th above
Protocol will required competitors to arrive in the host city of Melbourne between January 15th and January 17th via chartered flights arranged by Tennis Australia.
Players must be tested for the coronavirus within 48 hours before boarding the flight. Upon their arrival, players will quarantine in a designated hotel in Melbourne for two weeks, during which time they will be tested five times.
During that quarantine period, athletes will have limits on the location and duration of practices and training. They will also initially be allow just one coach and the amount of practice players will also be parred back.
(These limits may gradually increase with subsequent negative tests.)
Williams will by trying for her 24th major win at the open, hoping to tie Margaret Court’s record.
Down under: Williams will next appear on the court at the Australian Open, where she’ll try for her 24th major title. She’s seen at last year’s Australian Open above