Serena Williams reappears with a victory, but in doubles | Video

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Serena Williams He reappeared on the courts this Tuesday, after almost a year out of the circuit due to a hamstring injury, and did so with a hard-fought victory, along with his partner Ons Jabeurafter coming from behind to beat the pair of Sara Sorribes Tormo and Marie Bouzkova in the doubles tournament Eastbourne International.

American tennis player former world number one, had not played an official match since June 2021, when He withdrew due to injury in the first round at Wimbledon. where he has won seven of his 23 Grand Slam singles titles, against the Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

Williams is preparing to return to Wimbledonscheduled from June 27 to July 10, and where he will seek to match the mark of 24 Grand Slam titles from the australian Margaret Court.

The youngest of the Williams sisters, 40, who has fallen to position 1204 of the WTA rankingwas finding his rhythm, after a slow start, and together with Jabeur they took the second set to take the match to a definition in “tie-break”in which they finally prevailed to advance in the tournament.

It was a lot of fun playing with Ons. We had fun (…) I was taking rhythm, I needed it. It was a good game, we took things one day at a time.

(With information from Reuters)

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