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A few days after brushing off the thick, red Roland Garros clay, she’ll get ready to head back to the All England Club as a much different person, a much different player. She has rounded out her collection of Grand Slam trophies, but to say she is going to sit back and enjoy it _ well, she loves tennis too much to say that.

“Keep going. Keep improving. That’s always my goal, whether I win or lose,” she said. “I’ll retire the day I wake up and don’t believe I can be a better player.”

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AP Sports Writer Melissa Murphy in New York contributed to this report.