‘Onsrena Forever’ – Serena Williams Posts a Heartfelt Message for Doubles Partner Ons Jabeur After Her Unfortunate Injury

Published 06/23/2022, 3:18 PM EDT

This week, 23-time Grand Slam winner, Serena Williams, made her much-awaited return to the tennis court after missing nearly a year due to injury. She opted to play doubles with the World No.3 Ons Jabeur at the Eastbourne International tournament. Notably, the pair was on a roll as they won their first two matches on the tour.

Unfortunately, Jabeur suffered an injury on her right leg after their match yesterday. As a result, the pair withdrew from their semi-final clash at Eastbourne. Taking to Twitter now, Serena posted a heartfelt message for her partner, wishing her a speedy recovery.

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Serena Williams wishes Ons Jabeur a speedy recovery

Earlier today, Jabeur took to Twitter and posted a picture with Serena, captioning it, “ONSERENA.” After that, Serena also retweeted, and in the caption, she wrote,Hoping you heal fast! #Onsrena forever!

Fans nicknamed the pair ‘Onserena’ after they won successive matches in Eastbourne. They also commented on the same after the match yesterday. Earlier in a video, Serena said, “Hey y’all, it’s Onserena.”

Then, Jabeur said, “Yeah, Love the name. Thank you, everybody, for your support. Really appreciate it… we are having so much fun.”

After their first win at Eastbourne, both the players praised each other. Jabeur revealed she was pretty nervous because she was playing with the great American. Many fans were wondering whether they will play the Wimbledon doubles together as well. However, there is no confirmation yet.

A big setback for both Serena and Jabeur ahead of the Wimbledon Championships 2022

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This withdrawal from the Eastbourne event will be a huge setback for both Serena and Jabeur. It’s pretty obvious for Jabeur, as she is doubtful at the Championships after suffering a right leg injury. Moreover, the World No.3 was one of the favorites to win the tournament after Iga Swiatek.

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

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As for Serena, she was just finding her footing on the tennis court, and Jabeur’s unfortunate injury will halt her preparation for the Wimbledon. Now, she has a few more days left to mentally and physically get ready for the Wimbledon. Notably, she has already won the Wimbledon 7 times in her career. If she wins this, it will be her 8th title and also, and she will match Margaret Court’s record 24 Grand Slam titles.

Can Serena win her 24th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon? Let us know in the comments below.

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Debkinkar Maity

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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.

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