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Serena Williams Admits She Worried Her Career Was Over After Leg Injury at Last Year's Wimbledon

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Serena Williams is back on the court! The tennis champion has officially returned to the game since she pulled out of 2021's Wimbledon after injuring her right leg during her match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus.On Tuesday, the 40-year-old earned a win alongside Ons Jabeur in the Eastbourne International doubles tournament.

The duo defeated Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo and Czech player Marie Bouzková in three sets.After the match, Williams told the BBC she had feared for her career while recovering from the 2021 injury.The mother of one admitted that she had experienced doubts about whether she would be able to return during the past year, saying, «I would be dishonest if I said it wasn't.

But now my body feels great.»Williams went on to say she enjoyed playing with Jabeur as she prepares for the All England Club, where she's won seven of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles.

According to the BBC, the champion received a wildcard entry to the Wimbledon singles tournament.«Our opponents played amazing and we were happy to stay in there.

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