Tennis

Williams loses in Wimbledon return

June 29, 2022 11:58 am

[Source: New York Times]

Serena Williams’ hopes of a victorious return to Wimbledon after a year out ended with a loss to Harmony Tan.

Harmony Tan, the 115th ranked player in the world, defeated the tennis legend 7-5, 1-6, 7-6(7) in a match that lasted over three hours.

The American great, returned to the same Centre Court where she had limped out injured last year.

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Williams answered questions about her fitness with a dynamic display that put her two points from a win before Tan edged it.

Williams walked onto the same court, where she has won seven of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles, to a rousing reception.

[Source: BBC Sports]