Her inactivity saw her drop to second in the world rankings, but she was poised to return to regain the top spot from Germany's Angelique Kerber on Monday.
Tennis champion Serena Williams seemed to announce she is 20 weeks pregnant in a photo on Snapchat Wednesday, then took the photo down from the social media site a few hours later.
Serena Williams is expecting a baby in autumn, her representative has confirmed. "I'm happy to confirm that Serena is expecting a baby this fall", Novak said in a statement.
At 35 and four months, Williams was already the oldest woman - by nearly two years - to win a major when she reigned at Melbourne Park to eclipse Steffi Graf's open-era record of 22 grand slam singles crowns.
Tennis superstar Serena Williams has seemingly taken to Snapchat to announce she is pregnant.
A congratulatory tweet from the Women's Tennis Association was also deleted.
The spokeswoman, Kelly Bush Novak, told Reuters that Williams "is definitely not able to play in 2017 and she looks forward to returning in 2018".
Her victory over older sister Venus Williams broke a tie with Steffi Graf for the most major singles championships in the sport's open era.
Other women have left the tour to have children and returned at a high level, although none has done so at Serena Williams' age. Neither Williams nor her management team were immediately available for comment.
Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian and tennis star Serena Williams shared a post-Easter snap.
"I'm elated for her; I've seen her with our son, and she will be a great mother", said Andy Roddick, a former men's world No. 1 who is a good friend of Williams and has known her since childhood.
"She's already done so much, does she need more?"
It would be perfectly safe for Williams to continue with rigorous training throughout pregnancy, but how quickly she would return to tournament tennis was uncertain, the researchers said. But announcing the big news in a bright yellow one-piece was certainly one way to do it, as Williams has actually been a fan of the bold color for quite a while, frequently wearing it for photo shoots and while vacationing.
Sister Venus, 36, has won seven grand slam singles titles.
Tampa almost scored again late in the period, Andersen snaring Jonathan Drouin's backhand attempt with his glove. The Leafs have the second best power play in the entire league with a power play percentage of 24.1%.
Mitch Haniger went 3-for-4 with a two-run double, four total RBI and three runs scored in Wednesday's 10-5 win over the Marlins . Haniger was considered the extra piece of Seattle's biggest offseason move when it acquired Jean Segura in a trade with Arizona.
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He dropped 43 on the Cavs and finished a rebound and assist shy of a triple double in that same double-OT loss earlier this month. Kyrie Irving added 23 points and Kevin Love had 17 for Cleveland, which has won 12 straight playoff games at home.
The milk is siphoned via stainless-steel pipes to a Civil War-era cold room, where it awaits pickup by an insulated tanker truck. During a visit to Snap-on Tools in Kenosha on Tuesday, the president incorporated it into his speech.
NOTES: The Phillies recalled RHP Ben Lively from Triple-A Lehigh Valley and placed RHP Pat Neshek on the paternity leave list. The Phillies figured out the Mets at Citi Field, rallying for a 6-2 win in the series opener in 10 innings Tuesday night.
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Bruins lose in OT again; Senators grab series lead
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