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Serena Williams also dropped out of the US Open

American tennis player Serena Williams, a career winner of 23 Grand Slam titles, announced on Wednesday that she will not take part in the next US Open that will be played from Monday, August 30, because she did not recover in time from an injury. muscular.

“After a meticulous analysis and following the advice of my medical team, I decided not to participate in the US Open so that my body fully recovers from a muscle injury,” Serena Williams announced in a statement posted on her social networks. In this way, the New York tournament will not have a player who was a six-time champion and who played another four finals.

Williams, 39, won 23 Grand Slam titles in her brilliant career, just one less than the most successful winner in history, Australia’s Margaret Court (24).

“New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world and one of my favorite places to play, I think I will miss seeing the fans in the stadium, but I will be following the tournament. Thank you for your continued support and love.” added Serena Williams, who will turn 40 on September 26.

Williams’ loss is added to three other heavy absences, such as those of the Swiss Roger Federer, the Spanish Rafael Nadal and the Austrian Dominic Thiem, current champion, who have already announced that they will not compete in New York due to different physical discomforts.

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