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Serena Williams will return to pro tennis in 2018: spokeswoman
April 19, 2017 / 11:25 PM / 7 months ago

Serena Williams will return to pro tennis in 2018: spokeswoman

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Tennis superstar Serena Williams, who announced on Wednesday that she is pregnant, will not play again in 2017 but will return to the tour in 2018, her spokeswoman said.

Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - 28/1/17 Serena Williams of the U.S. holds her trophy after winning her Women's singles final match against Venus Williams of the U.S. .REUTERS/Jason Reed

Kelly Bush Novak told Reuters that Williams, 35, “definitely” would not be able to play again this year but “looks forward to returning in 2018.”

Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Sandra Maler

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