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Serena Williams

via FirstLadyB:

Serena Williams just pulled out of the French Open due to a pectoral injury, the tennis star says she is beyond disappointed.

Via Sports Illustrated:

In a press conference to discuss her withdrawal, Williams said the injury makes her unable to serve and that she did not struggle with it before this tournament.

“I’m beyond disappointed,” the 23-time Grand Slam champion said. “I gave up so much from time with my daughter & time with my family all for this moment. So it’s really difficult to be in this situation.”

Williams made the announcement about an hour before she was set to play Maria Sharapova, the No. 28 seed

In an Instagram post, to her followers, the G.O.A.T shared:

“You always live to fight for another chance. I’ve done a lot of fighting and this is just the beginning. Thank you a for the support. I love you”

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