The man convicted of shooting and killing her sister Yetunde Price - a mother to three young children at the time of her death in 2003 - had been released from prison on parole earlier in the year.
Serena experienced her worst career loss 6-1 6-0 to Konta in the opening round of the Silicon Valley Classic.
Robert Maxfield pleaded no contest voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years behind bars in 2006, but he scored an early release from prison for good behaviour, and was freed on parole last month.
Williams, who said after losing to Kerber that she was playing for all of the moms, reiterated that in her interview. And how much I love them.' Serena Williams Sizzles in Black Monokini on Harper's Bazaar UK Cover, a Day After Slaying in a Catsuit at French Open 2018 (See Picture).
"I didn't think I'd be this attached", she added.
Just 10 months after she gave birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian with venture capitalist Alexis Ohanian, she reached the final at Wimbledon in July.
"I looked at Olympia, and I was like, 'Listen, Mummy needs to get her body back, so Mummy's going to stop now, '" she reveals.
At the time she spoke of having "so many things on my mind" without elaborating.
She told Time magazine: "No matter what, my sister is not coming back for good behaviour". Read this week's full cover story about her complicated comeback, motherhood and making time to be selfish on TIME.com. In only 53 minutes, Konta took the victory as her opponent suffered a shock loss shortly after finding out her sister's murderer had been released.
Williams admitted that she is not yet at the point where she has forgiven her sister's killer but suggested it was something she was working towards.
Serena Williams Opens About Struggling with Post-Partum Emotions & Not Doing Enough for Her Baby. "I clearly wasn't at my best", she told reporters following the match.
Olympia is nearly always on her mother's mind and Serena keeps looking for ways to balance her life as an athlete and as a mother.
'Seen Better Punch-Ups In My Local' - Fans Raging After Easy Fury Win
Fury's promoter Frank Warren refused to say when and where the fight will happen, but the Gypsy King hinted it would be Las Vegas. The 6-foot-7 Wilder is 40-0 with 39 knockouts and American's only heavyweight champion since 2007.
Nick Jonas Posts Photo With Priyanka Chopra And Parents At Engagement Party
The engagement party - called a roka - is a chance for the couple to exchange gifts and makes the union of their families public. The Quantico TV series star has been receiving love and wishes from all around the world for such a huge step in her life.
What Google changed in its location-tracking explanation
The FTC has declined to say whether it had begun investigating Google for how it has described Location History. Before the modification, the page said, " with Location history off, the places you go are no longer stored ".