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Why People on Twitter Are Blaming Drake for Serena Williams’ U.S. Open Loss

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Canadian rapper Drake and tennis star Serena Williams have been the subject of dating rumors for a few months now, but all that speculation took a negative turn after Williams lost to Roberta Vinci in a shocking upset at the U.S. Open.

Twitter users started blaming Drake, who was at the game, for Williams’ loss using the hashtag #BlameDrake. How quickly the tables turn: earlier this summer, Williams rolled her eyes when asked if Drake was her “lucky mascot” and said he was “just like family.”

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