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Serena Williams Withdraws From Linz

Serena Williams planned on making her comeback in Linz this week, but her right foot injury woes continue.

Published October 11, 2010 12:00

Serena Williams Withdraws From Linz
Serena Williams

Serena Williams was to make her Sony Ericsson WTA Tour comeback in Linz this week but has been forced to withdraw after reaggravating a right foot injury. Below is a statement from the 13-time Grand Slam champion.

My dearest fans,

I have been training for many weeks to get back to playing tennis as quickly possible since my foot surgery in mid-July. Yesterday I learned that I had tried too hard and did too much too soon. After practicing yesterday morning I felt discomfort in my foot and tests by my doctor revealed that I had unfortunately re-strained it, as a result of overtraining. I am likely out for the year now.

I was really looking forward to beginning my comeback in Linz, followed by the year-end WTA Championships in Doha. I feel completely heartbroken and devastated, but knowing I will never be given more than I can handle I plan on coming back stronger and better. However, in order not to make this worse, I have to chill on my physical workouts, but I will immediately begin rehabbing as soon as I get the doc's OK.

xxx

S

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