Serena Williams’ legendary tennis career likely over after third-round singles’ play loss at US Open
Serena Williams’ legendary tennis career may be over after the 33-year-old won her first grand slam singles title at the French Open last month, but the world number two insists she is still feeling great.
Williams has struggled with both her health and the physical rigours of the sport during her career, but she insists that she is now feeling better and will be back to her full strength come February.
Speaking to The Sun in New York, the fifth-ranked Williams revealed that she has been “feeling very strong” since she suffered a nasty fall in her first match-up against Venus Williams at the US Open.
Speaking to The Sun in New York, the fifth-ranked Williams revealed that she has been “feeling very strong” since she suffered a nasty fall in her first match-up against Venus Williams at the US Open
Serena Williams was ‘feeling very strong’ after her fall
She added: “From the second day I started feeling good, and it has been good.
“I’ve not had a really bad cut on my ankle or anything else, or anything else that I would have to worry about.
“I haven’t felt in the way that I have. Obviously, I’m used to doing it, but I haven’t experienced what I have experienced.”
After undergoing treatment for her injuries, which included a tear in her right Achilles tendon, as well as minor swelling, a bruised right knee and a swollen left knee, the 15th seed has been more determined than ever to have her best year of her incredible career.
While she is hoping to defend her title at Roland Garros, she admits she is wary of potential knee problems.
She added: “I have to be careful, of course. I’ve had surgery before, and I know how to recover from it. I am not going to make