Serena Out Of Eastbourne After Partner, Jabeur Withdraws With Knee Injury

24/06/2022 5:36:00 PM

Serena Out Of Eastbourne After Partner, Jabeur Withdraws With Knee Injury

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Serena Out Of Eastbourne After Partner, Jabeur Withdraws With Knee Injury

Serena Williams’ comeback tournament at Eastbourne is over after doubles partner Ons Jabeur withdrew with a knee injury.

The tournament was Williams’ first action in nearly a year. Her most recent match before Eastbourne was in the first round at Wimbledon in 2021, where she suffered a hamstring injury. She then withdrew from the US Open and Australian Open, citing her health, and was absent from the French Open.

But Williams, 40, is back in the draw for Wimbledon this time around as she looks to secure her 24th singles Grand Slam title.Williams and Jabeur had impressed at Eastbourne in their partnership, dubbed “OnsRena,” as they defeated Sara Sorribes Tormo and Marie Bouzkova 2-6, 6-3, 13-11 in the first round before dispatching Shuko Aoyama and Hao-Ching Chan in the second round 6-2, 6-4.

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The duo was set to face Magda Linette and Aleksandra Krunic in the semifinals, but those two have now advanced to the final following Jabeur’s withdrawal.Serena Williams and doubles partner, Ons Jabeur, at the Eastbourne International 23rd June 2022 Serena Williams’ Wimbledon preparations suffered a blow after doubles partner Ons Jabeur withdrew from the Eastbourne tournament because of a knee injury on Thursday.Serena Williams and doubles partner, Ons Jabeur, at the Eastbourne International 23rd June 2022 Serena Williams’ Wimbledon preparations suffered a blow after doubles partner Ons Jabeur withdrew from the Eastbourne tournament because of a knee injury on Thursday.across the country.

The tournament was Williams’ first action in nearly a year. Her most recent match before Eastbourne was in the first round at Wimbledon in 2021, where she suffered a hamstring injury. The 40-year-old American and Tunisian partner Jabeur made it through to the Eastbourne semi-finals with wins over Maria Bouzkova and Sara Sorribes Tormo in the last 16 and Shuko Aoyama and Chan Hao-ching in the quarter-finals. She then withdrew from the US Open and Australian Open, citing her health, and was absent from the French Open. But Jabeur’s injury deprives Serena of the chance to hone further her grass-court game ahead of the start of Wimbledon on Monday. But Williams, 40, is back in the draw for Wimbledon this time around as she looks to secure her 24th singles Grand Slam title. Before Williams made the surprise announcement of her return last week, rumours of retirement had swirled around her for several months. Williams and Jabeur had impressed at Eastbourne in their partnership, dubbed “OnsRena,” as they defeated Sara Sorribes Tormo and Marie Bouzkova 2-6, 6-3, 13-11 in the first round before dispatching Shuko Aoyama and Hao-Ching Chan in the second round 6-2, 6-4.

The duo will hope to make a charge for the women’s title at Wimbledon, with the tournament starting Monday. She will find out who she faces in the first round when the draw is made on Friday. She will find out who she faces in the first round when the draw is made on Friday. RELATED .