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Serena Williams Withdraws From US Open 2021 - Read Her Statement

Serena Williams Withdraws From US Open 2021 - Read Her Statement

Serena Williams has announced some unfortunate news: she’s withdrawing from the 2021 US Open tennis tournament due to injury.

The 39-year-old six-time US Open winner announced the news in a statement.

Click inside to read what she shared…

“After careful consideration and following the advice of my doctors and medical team, I have decided to withdraw from the US Open to allow my body to heal completely from a torn hamstring,” Serena posted on her Instagram. “New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world and one of my favorite places to play – I’ll miss seeing the fans but will be cheering on from afar,” she added. “Thank you for your continued love and support. I’ll see you soon.”

Serena was injured just 33 minutes into her last match back in June. We’re wishing Serena a speedy recovery and hope to see her back on the tennis court soon!

The US Open begins on August 30.

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