Serena Williams Pulls Out Of Swedish Open

Serena Williams will not be playing at the Swedish Open according to event organizers. They released a statement that said Williams is not in full form. She has been suffering from a viral infection, and recently during a match with her sister Venus in Wimbleton she could not get the ball above the net.

While Williams and her representatives affirm she is suffering from a bug she hasn’t yet gotten over some German tabloids suggested pregnancy as the possible culprit for the illness, and the cause of her problems in the Wimbleton match earlier this month. Williams has been dating her tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

Williams has a record of 32 major titles and is seventh in the all time list. Seventeen of these are singles. She also holds the record as the only player to have four grand slam titles, back to back. Williams is the only woman tennis player to ever do this. Williams and sister Venus have won 13 grand slam titles. She also is the winner of four Olympic gold metals, winning one for a women’s single, and three in a doubles.

She and sister Venus rose to fame in the late 90s, and since then have been a defining force in professional tennis. Williams has been described as one of the greatest players of all time, and in history with her astounding tennis record, and number of awards. She is known for her powerful forehand and backhand. She is also known for her powerful serve.

The Swedish Open is to be held in Bastad, Sweden. It is an international event which has been held in Bastad since 2009. The Swedish Open has been held in Sweden since 1948. In Williams absence Chenelle Scheepers will now be moved into the main draw for the Swedish Open.

Serena Williams US Open 2013CC BY 2.0 Edwin Martinez from The Bronx - US Open 2013 Part 2 603 Uploaded by Flickrworker 1st round doubles action from the Women's draw at the 2013 US Open. Serena and Venus Williams defeated Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Carla Suarez Navarro; 6-7(5), 6-0, 6-3

Serena Williams US Open 2013CC BY 2.0
Edwin Martinez from The Bronx – US Open 2013 Part 2 603 Uploaded by Flickrworker
1st round doubles action from the Women’s draw at the 2013 US Open. Serena and Venus Williams defeated Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Carla Suarez Navarro; 6-7(5), 6-0, 6-3

Sources:
http://www.ibtimes.com/serena-williams-pregnant-rumors-swirl-after-tennis-star-has-bug-during-wimbledon-doubles-1619136
https://in.news.yahoo.com/williams-pulls-swedish-open-she-fails-recover-illness-065946466.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serena_Williams