23-time Grand Slam champion and new mother Serena Williams announced on Thursday that she will miss the upcoming Australian Open, which she won last year to break Stefanie Graf's Open Era record.
David Kane
January 4, 2018

Former WTA World No.1 and 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced that she will not defend her Australian Open title in two weeks, missing her fourth straight major tournament since marrying and giving birth to daughter, Alexis Olympia.

Check out Serena's full statement posted to her official Snapchat:

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