Serena Williams is, apparently, no fan of bugs. I think that's something many of us can probably relate to. They are annoying little creatures that seemingly do nothing to further the cycle of life (OK, I'm sure they have a very important role to play in the ecosystem, but work with me).
Where she diverges from the bulk of humanity, though, is what she'd like to see done as a result of said dislike for bugs (via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution):
"I'm going to request not to play at night anymore because I hate bugs, except for the final. I heard it's at night," Williams said.
Like I said, the premise of her displeasure is perfectly understandable. Williams spent much of her 79-minute, first-round match against Tamira Paszek swatting at and trying to get away from the bugs.
But the idea that she's going to just stop playing at night -- except for the final, which she apparently is totally expecting to be in -- just seems a tad prima dona-esque. It also smacks of a certain lack of self-awareness, something she perfectly illustrated with a quote later in the press conference when she was asked about the near-midnight start and playing with a hurt ankle.
"I don't let anything bother me," she said. "It's definitely different to have the ladies play so late, you know, so we'll see."