Serena to play at Wimbledon as wild-card entry

Tennis

Serena Williams strongly hinted at a return to tennis this month at Wimbledon in a social media put up Tuesday.

Williams, 40, hasn’t competed since injuring her proper leg final yr at Wimbledon and didn’t seem on the ladies’s singles entry record launched final Friday by the grass-court Grand Slam.

However Williams indicated in an Instagram put up that she is going to look to play at Wimbledon, writing: “SW and SW19. It is a date. 2022 See you there.”

“SW19” is the London postcode for the All England Tennis Membership and in addition is a typical tennis reference for Wimbledon’s famed Centre Courtroom.

Williams’ Instagram put up additionally included an “Eastbourne” tag, a possible reference to the Wimbledon grass-court warmup occasion that begins Saturday.

Though Williams nonetheless will not be on the Wimbledon entry record, it’s doable the 23-time Grand Slam winner may request a wild-card invitation to the match, which begins on June 27.

Williams has received seven Wimbledon singles titles, and her 23 Grand Slam titles are a report within the skilled period. Just one participant in tennis historical past owns extra: Margaret Courtroom with 24.

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