Serena Williams announced that she is expecting her first child aged 35
Serena Williams stunned the tennis world on Wednesday with the declaration that she is 20 weeks pregnant with her first kid.
It could spell the finish of the best vocation in ladies’ tennis that has seen the 35-year-old American win 23 Grand pummel titles, including seven Wimbledons.
Williams posted a photo of herself by means of Snapchat with the straightforward mark ” 20 weeks’, proposing that she was in the early phases of pregnancy when winning the Australian Open in January.
Kelly Bush Novak additionally said that Williams “certainly” would not have the capacity to play again this year but rather ‘anticipates returning in 2018’.
Amusingly Williams is because of come back to the world No 1 positioning next Monday, despite the fact that she has just played two positioning competitions outside the Grand Slams in the previous 12 months.
She will be well past her 36th birthday when she comes back to activity one year from now.
Meanwhile the field for any semblance of Britain’s reality No 7 Jo Konta would be significantly more completely open with regards to challenging the game’s greatest prizes.
While Maria Sharapova is expected over from a 15-month suspension one week from now, Petra Kvitova is still out in the wake of being assaulted in her home while another Grand Slam champ, Victoria Azarenka, is not due back until later this late spring subsequent to having her very own offspring.