Serena Williams withdraws from Italian Open with Achilles injury

Credit: BBC News- Published on September 12, 2020
Serena Williams withdraws from next week's Italian Open with the Achilles injury that troubled her in her US Open semi-final loss.
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Published on September 11, 2020 -  00:27
Williams Falls To Azarenka
Serena Williams was upset Victoria Azarenka in the US Open semifinals. CNN reports that Williams is on a quest to win a record 24th Grand Slam title. Azarenka rallied for a 1-6 6-3 6-3 victory on Thursday night in New York. It's the first time Azarenka beat Williams in a major in 11 attempts. Williams took a mid-game medical timeout for an Achilles tendon issue in the second game of the thirds set.

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Serena Williams

American tennis player


US Open (tennis)

annual international tennis tournament in New York City, New York, USA, usually played in August - September

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