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Serena Williams marks return to tennis with doubles win

The 23-time grand-slam champion made her comeback appearance 12 months after she was forced to retire in the first round at Wimbledon due to a right leg injury.

Last Updated: 21/06/22 8:45pm

    Serena Williams enjoyed a triumphant return to tennis on Tuesday

    Serena Williams enjoyed a triumphant return to tennis on Tuesday

    Serena Williams enjoyed a triumphant return to tennis after she partnered up with Ons Jabeur for a 2-6 6-3 13-11 doubles win over Marie Bouzkova and Sara Sorribes Tormo in the Rothesay International Eastbourne.

    The 23-time grand-slam champion made her comeback appearance 12 months after she was forced to retire in the first round at Wimbledon due to a right leg injury.

    Williams took her time to warm up but soon showed flashes of her old self and hit numerous volleyed winners to help the new doubles duo begin with a victory in their last-16 tie at Devonshire Park.

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