Is Serena Williams Already Injured?
by Tom Gainey | January 4th, 2016, 10:19 am
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It was just an exo yesterday, but Serena Williams couldn’t play due to a bad knee. The 34-year-old was scheduled to face Elina Svitolina in the Hopman Cup but knee inflammation forced the World No. 1 out of the tie.

Since the event is a round-robin team competition, Serena is expected to healthy for her next tie, according to her coach.

“False start today with @serenawilliams at the @hopmancup due to knee inflammation, but we will be ready tomorrow to compete,” coach Patrick Mouratoglou wrote on social media.

Serena hasn’t played an official match since her stunning US Open semifinal loss to Roberta Vinci in September at the US Open.


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5 Comments for Is Serena Williams Already Injured?

RZ Says:

Hasn’t she had knee problems for a while now? Her coach says she has the same knee problems as Rafa.
http://espn.go.com/tennis/story/_/id/14046269/serena-williams-coach-says-same-knee-issues-rafael-nadal


Wog Boy Says:

I’v seen her yesterday on TV practicing, she doesn’t look fit to me, but I also don’t understand how one can pull out just prior the match with knee injury and immediately stating that she will be fit for the next day to play, something doesn’t add up? If it is really knee one wouldn’t take any risk two weeks prior start of GS, particularly knowing it it is only an exhibition?


django Says:

Lol wog boy
you’re too logical


Wog Boy Says:

Stsnding ovation for Hewitt after beating Jack Sock in Hopman cup, it was good match, but Sock is really limited player.

Serena retired after being set and brake down, she told Jarmila after the match that she still feels pain in the knee and wants to rest the knee for AO.


Wog Boy Says:

I just watched Serena’s press conference after the match and …it is a knee but it is not a knee, it was a lot of injuries last year but they are all behind her, she was working very hard in offseason pushing herself beyond boundaries but she is not quite ready and taking one day at the time, but she will be ok for AO, the knee wasn’t bothering her in the match but she was just scared to move too much…she said a lot, but basically she said nothing.

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