Professional tennis player Serena Williams appears at an event to launch a national street art campaign with Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to make domestic violence and financial abuse visible, at TicTail Market on June 20, 2018, in New York.
Professional tennis player Serena Williams appears at an event to launch a national street art campaign with Allstate Foundation Purple Purse to make domestic violence and financial abuse visible, at TicTail Market on June 20, 2018, in New York.

NEW YORK - Serena Williams says the conversation about stopping domestic abuse shouldn't just center around women, but men as well.

The tennis superstar says education about domestic abuse should start from when men are young boys.

The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion is the ambassador for Allstate's Purple Purse foundation, which aims to help stop domestic abuse and what it calls the financial abuse that can accompany such relationships.

Williams says being the mother of an infant daughter makes the issue more important to her.