“Will Get Through This”: Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal Academy React to Tiger Woods’ Accident

Published 02/24/2021, 4:03 AM EST
Serena Williams of USA and Rafael Nadal of Spain with their winners trophies at the Wimbledon Championships 2010 Winners Ball at the InterContinental Park Lane Hotel on July 4, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


On Tuesday morning, the world woke up to the news that Tiger Woods had met with a car accident. To wish him a speedy recovery, Serena Williams and the Rafael Nadal Academy came forward from the tennis world.

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Apparently, the American golfing legend derailed his car while driving on a highway in Los Angeles and went down a hillside. As a result, he reportedly underwent multiple leg surgeries.

The first people to reach the sight found Woods trapped in the car, but he was awake and talking then. Following that, he was immediately transferred to a hospital for his treatment, where the doctors concluded that he had didn’t have life-threatening injuries. This must have come as a huge relief to his family and his fans all around the world.

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At present, he is conscious and able to communicate with his family. A tweet from Tiger’s official Twitter account also expressed gratitude to all his well-wishers.

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Serena Williams tweets for Tiger Woods

Ardent tennis fans will know that Woods is a big Serena Williams fan. Moreover, he has even made a few rare appearances at the 23-time Grand Slam champion’s match.

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 18, 2021, Serena Williams of the U.S. leaves the court after losing her semi-final match against Japan’s Naomi Osaka REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Thus, when the 39-year-old American learned of Tiger’s unfortunate ordeal, she took to Twitter to express her support, and her words were as strong as her tennis. “Love you big brother… But we will get through this,” Williams tweeted.

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After Williams, the Rafael Nadal Academy posts a message for Woods

Apart from the tennis queen, Rafael Nadal’s Academy also wished the 45-year-old American golfer a fast recovery. The Academy even posted a picture of Tiger Woods with the Spanish machine.

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 17, 2021, Spain’s Rafael Nadal reacts during his quarter-final match against Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas REUTERS/Jaimi Joy

“Get well soon, Tiger Woods,” the tweet read. Other than them, many individuals and athletes from around the globe took to Twitter to shower love on Woods.

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Hopefully, Woods will recover soon and will be seen on a golf course with his evergreen smile again.

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Purav Joshi is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Having a degree in Films, Television and Media Production, he guided his passion for writing and journalism into the sport of aces and rallies. With over 2 years of experience as a copywriter, Purav has authored over 500 tennis articles.

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