Michelle Obama uploaded several photos to her Instagram page with a touching caption for Serena Williams.

She applauded the athlete for giving the game her all during her time.

The former First Lady’s post received a positive reaction from her fans and followers.

Williams broke the news of her retirement on August 9.

She recalled how an incident with her daughter, Olympia, set her on this new path.

The mother-of-one admitted that she was quitting tennis to focus on other things.

Williams previously talked about how prepared she was for retirement in February.

She revealed that she had a plan for the inevitable time when it arrives.

The tennis legend has several projects that she can fall back on when she walks away from the game.