Serena Williams lost in a giant upset to Roberta Vinci in the semifinals of the U.S. Open on Friday (Sept. 11), just two victories shy from winning a calendar-year Grand Slam. Many of her disappointed fans took to Twitter to rant at her rumored boyfriend Drake, who was cheering her on during her semifinal loss.
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Here’s a look at the people blaming Drake on social media:
Here are some people who defended Drake:
This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter.
I hope Drake starts showing up at Yankee games. #jinx #kentucky #serena
— Josh Wolf (@joshwolfcomedy) September 11, 2015
….. For you @Drake pic.twitter.com/WqcPhKgn6k
— Aneer Barkowtski (@Aneerinyourear) September 11, 2015
Serena should’ve asked Calipari about hanging around Drake.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) September 11, 2015
Drake bandwagoned Kentucky & ruined perfection. He bandwagoned Serena & ruined a grand slam. I’ll be damned if he ruins Future’s run
— Chill Collins (@TheyCallMeAzul) September 11, 2015
considering Serena lost today, would it be possible to send Drake to all ASU football games? Asking for a friend…
— Eitan C. (@eitan_cr) September 11, 2015
Serena must kick out Drake and his sideshow from her dressing room. Drake has brought shame to all this.
— Brighton Musonza (@bmusonza) September 11, 2015
You know why Serena lost? @Drake was in the crowd
— M U R I S E T (@YoungReady90) September 11, 2015
Serena lost, but hey, if Drake was watching me play tennis I’s probably be thrown off my game too.
— Jenna Lyons (@JennaJourno) September 11, 2015
I love Serena…come rain or Drake.
— Lulama Wolf (@LAMA_WOLF) September 11, 2015
This ain’t Serena’s first match where Drake was at. She’s won others with him in the audience. Lol
— CHRISTELLE GALLAGHER (@christelleSTM) September 11, 2015
People’re so funny blaming serena’s loss on drake,her oppenent was just better.The pressure of the Serena slam did not help #USOpen2015
— HOD (@OladayoWright) September 11, 2015
Believing that Drake is the reason Serena lost is akin to believing in superstition.
— Dara Cook (@daracook) September 11, 2015
Drake was there when Serena won wimbledon tho, what’s all the bants about him bin the reason she lost today.
— Hookah (@SESSi__) September 11, 2015
Well when Serena breaks it off with Drake I’m here for you boo. My season is already in the crapper so no one will blame you.
— Lolo Jones (@lolojones) September 11, 2015
Don’t blame Drake or anyone else! Today just wasn’t Serena’s day! She is still the best! Moving on…#SerenaWilliams #USOpen2015
— BrothaOutsiderATL (@QuietWarriorATL) September 11, 2015