“My parents did everything for me,” Grateful Danielle Collins expresses ultimate tribute to her parents following Miami Open title triumph

Danielle Collins is not considering retirement after winning the Miami Open.


“My parents did everything for me,” Grateful Danielle Collins expresses ultimate tribute to her parents following Miami Open title triumph

Danielle Collins (Image via Imago)

American ace Danielle Collins pays the ultimate tribute to her parents after winning the Miami Open. She beat Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina 7-5, 6-4 to win the Florida-based Masters 1000 event.

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The 30-year-old began 2024 without much to prove after exiting in the second round of the Australian Open in Abu Dhabi. Despite a frustrating start, she reached the quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championship and the ATX Open. 

However, at the Miami Open, the struggling American showed brilliance by beating the likes of Caroline Garcia and Ekaterina Alexandrova en route to the final.

After beating Rybakina to win her maiden Masters title, she praised her parents for everything they gave her. Collins was also grateful to her parents for giving her the best education.

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I came from nothing. My parents did everything for me as a kid to get me an opportunity and earn a college scholarship to go to school. Got to experience like being at one of the best universities in the country. 
Danielle Collins said Via WTA Insider

As per the WTA beauty, the high experience sparked some kind of fire inside her that pushed down the barriers.

So, being on a team getting a high experience reaching achievements that we have never done in our program was something that was so rewarding. I think it really encouraged and sparked kind of that fire in me to continue pushing to kind of push down barriers. 

Contining further, she added

Meanwhile, Collins will travel to South Carolina to compete at the Credit One Charleston Open. She will play Paula Badosa in the second round, hoping to continue with her Miami form.

Danielle Collins admits she’s not considering retirement

Danielle Collins has admitted that she’s not considering retiring from tennis. The 30-year-old had earlier said she would be hoping to retire to start a family. However, after winning the Miami Open, the American doesn’t want to quit the sport.

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Danielle Collins of USA (Image via Imago)
No, I'm not. I feel like all of these questions are coming from such a good place because I feel like a lot of people would like to continue seeing me play well. But like I said, I have some health challenges, and those health challenges, make things for me away from the court a little more difficult. I hope everyone can respect that. It's a very emotional and personal thing. 
Danielle Collins said via SkySport

Collins retiring at 30 seems early, and fans will be hoping to see her play more following an exciting Miami Open run. She is hoping to cause another upset at the Charleston Open.

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