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Serena Williams says she is ready for a comeback at Wimbledon

Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during her first round match against Belarus' Aliaksandra Sasnovich Pool via REUTERS/Jed Leicester

FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Garden Tennis and Croquet Membership, London, Britain – June 29, 2021 Serena Williams of the U.S. in motion throughout her first spherical match towards Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich Pool by way of REUTERS/Jed Leicester

Serena Williams is ready to make her comeback at Wimbledon a 12 months after her final match in any competitors, writing on Instagram on Tuesday: “See you there.”

The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion, who suffered an damage throughout her first-round match on the All England Membership 12 months in the past, posted a picture of her white trainers on grass together with the caption: “SW and SW19. It’s a date. 2022, see you there.”

The 40-year-old additionally tagged Eastbourne in her submit, indicating she may probably play in subsequent week’s grasscourt event on England’s south coast.

It’s unclear whether or not Williams, now ranked a lowly 1,208th on the planet, is aspiring to play singles or doubles at Wimbledon.

The American may have entered utilizing a protected rating reserved for gamers who’ve been sidelined by means of a long-term damage however didn’t achieve this and can subsequently want a wild card.

The preliminary batch of untamed playing cards for singles and doubles on the event, which begins on June 27, will likely be introduced on Wednesday.

Williams received the final of her seven Wimbledon singles titles in 2016 however reached the ultimate in 2018 and 2019 after getting back from having a child.

She made a tearful exit final 12 months after retiring through the first set towards Aliaksandra Sasnovich as a consequence of a leg damage and doubts had been rising about whether or not she would return to the game.

Her long-time coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, revealed in April that he had taken on a brand new position with Simona Halep.

Wimbledon is broadly thought of Williams’s greatest probability of claiming a twenty fourth Grand Slam singles crown to equal Margaret Court docket’s all-time report.


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