Serena Williams will make her long-awaited comeback to tennis at this month’s Wimbledon. The American returns almost a year from her first-round injury last year. However, she features as a wildcard in this year’s singles draw. Williams returns to the venue where she has won 7 Championships over her career.
Serena arrives in London with daughter Olympia.
Williams took to Instagram to announce her arrival. In the story, she is quoted saying, “Welcome to London.”
Williams will mark her return in Eastbourne playing double with Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur. The doubles tournament starts on June 20th, a week of the commencement of the Wimbledon Championships.
Williams' previous wins at Wimbeldon.
Williams’ wins at SW19 came in 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2016. Additionally, Williams has received a wild card for the singles main draw of Wimbledon this year.
Will Serena Williams make a deep run at Wimbledon?
At 40, Serena could still pose a threat to many in the singles draw. She last won a Grand Slam in London in 2016. However, this time around she will a get meteoric change at the top of the rankings.