Vienna – Thursday, June 23, 2022, 2:42 p.m
Superstar Serena Williams will not make another double appearance in preparation for her comeback at the classic lawn in Wimbledon.
The Tunisian Ons Jabeur, game partner of the 23-time Grand Slam tournament winner, has an injury to her right knee, the organizers of the WTA tournament in Eastbourne announced on Thursday.
Williams/Jabeur will not play in the semifinals against Aleksandra Krunic from Serbia and Magda Linette from Poland.
Two wins in doubles
Williams and Jabeur won two games in doubles at the Eastbourne tournament. The 40-year-old American played for Wimbledon (June 27 to July 10). Williams receives a wild card in the third Grand Slam tournament of the year.
With another win at Wimbledon, she equaled Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam tournament titles. Williams has won there seven times so far. Jabeur last won in Berlin and is considered promising for Wimbledon.