Serena Williams announces tennis return just FOUR months after giving birth

Serena Williams announces tennis return just FOUR months after giving birth

Serena Williams announces tennis return just FOUR months after giving birth

Williams' comeback raises the prospect of a renewal of her one-sided rivalry with Maria Sharapova, after the Russian's own comeback earlier this year from a doping ban. This will be the first time that women have taken part in the event and it is a huge honour to be part of that history after watching the tournament for many years.

Williams will play an exhibition match against defending French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in Abu Dhabi as she is set to make her first competitive appearance since she won her record 23rd Grand Slam title at the 2017 Australian Open in January. It will be her first time playing tennis since giving birth and winning the Australian Open 11 months ago, according to CNN.

During her time off the court, Williams gave birth to Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. and married her daughter's father, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, in November. Her participation signals her intent to play in Australia after the recent birth of her first child.

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The match with be the 36-year-old Williams' first in nearly a year as she prepares to try to defend her Australian Open crown in January, a title she captured earlier this year while pregnant.

Men's world No.1 Rafael Nadal was also supposed to play in the event but withdrew due to ongoing troubles with his knee. It will be the first time that women championship will be hosted in Abu Dhabi.

The Mubadala World Tennis Championship is expected to be part of Williams' preparation for an Australian Open title defense. "She's not only an incredible champion, she's a role model for millions of athletes all over the world and she joins Jelena in offering the UAE a match worthy of grand slam heritage right in the center of Abu Dhabi".

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