‘Boss Is Back’- Serena Williams’ Winning Comeback at Eastbourne Inspires Venus to Celebrate in Style

Published 06/22/2022, 6:30 AM EDT
Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 16, 2021 Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts during her quarter final match against Romania’s Simona Halep REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Serena Williams is back on the court with a smashing comeback. After a year-long hiatus, the American legend made her comeback at the Eastbourne International.

7-time grand slam champion, Venus Williams, hailed her sister’s comeback through her Instagram story and commended her resilience and tenacity.

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Venus gives a shout out to Serena Williams on her comeback

On her Instagram account, Venus shared the story of the WTA post on one of her stories and stated, “The boss is back in town”.

Serena Williams is partnering up with the incumbent WTA world no.3, Ons Jabeur, at the Eastbourne International.

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 29, 2021 Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during her first round match against Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

The pair faced Sara Sorribes Tormo and Marie Bouzkova in the first round. While the pair had a tough time in the first set, they sharpened their game during the second set, winning it comfortably.

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Subsequently, a 10-point tie-break decided the match in favor of the American-Tunisian pair. The final score was 2-6 6-3 13-11.

Gearing up for Wimbledon

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The 23-time grand slam winner is playing at the Eastbourne International after confirming that she would be a part of this year’s Wimbledon.

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 29, 2021 Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during her first round match against Belarus’ Aliaksandra Sasnovich Pool via REUTERS/Jed Leicester

On the other hand, Venus Williams has regretfully declared her absence from the tournament.

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Serena Williams will undoubtedly try to increase her grand slam title count to 24 this year. Do you think she can win her 24th grand slam title and equal Margaret Court’s all-time record at the upcoming Wimbledon Championships? Give us your thoughts in the comments.

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Shivali Sharma

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Shivali Sharma is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. She has pursued her Master's in history from Himachal University, but her love for the game has driven her to write about tennis. Shivali is a huge fan of Naomi Osaka and admires Osaka not only for her on-court performances, but also for her off-court actions.

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