Former Wimbledon champion Serena Williams pleaded to her fans on
Thursday to put her smile on her face by sending her roses, pink
"I haven't gotten any flowers in a really long time from someone
of the opposite sex that doesn't have to do with business,"
sighed the American star after her second round victory over
"When I did get flowers I didn't appreciate 'em, so... I love
roses. I love red roses. I love white roses. I love pink roses.
Pink is my favourite colour. Anything with a rose."
When told that she ran the risk of seeing the All England Club
swamped by bouquets, Serena, who has won Wimbledon four times,
added: "I hope I didn't start anything."