On Wednesday, the 23 time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has announced that she will not take part in the US Open tournament as he has withdrawn herself from the tournament due to a torn hamstring.
Fans and the entire nation were very sad with the official announcement made by herself. She had recently limped off during her match in the first round of this year’s Wimbledon tournament due to a leg injury as she was in a lot of pain and agony. Serena has been one of the most successful tennis player’s of all time as she has won major tournaments and shattering many unbroken records. Her backhand shots towards her opponent make the crowd erupt and excited.
US Open officials have officially declared that Serena Williams has withdrawn herself from the tournament itself with a torn hamstring as fans wish her a speedy recovery.
Serena Williams will miss the 2021 US Open due to injury.
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 25, 2021
The former 39-year-old champion also was looking for winning her 24th Grand Slam title, as she skipped the entire 2020 Tokyo Olympic games and also ruled herself out from Cincinnati Masters which is a US-based tennis tournament that is held every year. Many celebrities and athletes wished her a speedy recovery on social media as well as the fans were in shock but poured a lot of love into her recovery.
Serena Williams took this news on her recent Instagram post by saying ” After careful consideration and the following advice of my doctors and medical team, I have decided to withdraw from the US Open to allow my body to heal completely from the torn hamstring. New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world and one of my favourite places to play, I’ll miss seeing the fans but will be cheering everyone from afar. Thank you for your continued support and love. I’ll see you soon”
The main US Open tournament starts on Monday.