A report published by New York Post stated that during the second-set tiebreak during Williams' third-round U.S. Open match against Ajla TomljanoviÄ‡, Williams' mother, Oracene Price, appeared to nod off. The report also stated that Williams was struggling to stay in the match and it was one of the most exciting points when her mother was captured sleeping. By the end of the her on-screen appearance, she finally opened her eyes.
The social media has been flooded with memes, some suggesting that Price was bored as she knew what was going to happen and stole some time to take a nap. On the other hand, a few of the comments suggest that she was relieved that her daughter would have time to take care of the family after the match was ove