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.
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.
He said Facebook wanted to provide the tools to make communities more safe, supportive, inclusive and civically-engaged. It will allow users to play with filters, lenses and 3D objects to enhance the images they share on the social network.
The fingerprint is verified against the template and - if the biometrics match - the cardholder is successfully authenticated. ABSA goes on to add that following the test period it hopes to make Mastercard's new card available to customers.
It was Vettel's first victory in more than a year and established Ferrari as a true competitor to the long-dominant silver cars. After being stung by Vettel in Melbourne two weeks ago, Hamilton predicted a fierce battle for the Formula One title this year.
Along with the first bilateral maritime exercise, the two countries are expected to have their maiden military exercise in 2018. In this format the secretaries or ministers of the defence and foreign affairs jointly holds dialogues with thier counterparts.
A defeat by Hamon could crush the party of unpopular Socialist President Francois Hollande, who chose not to seek a second term. Some ultra-left demonstrators skirmished with police during the Wednesday night protest.
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.
Undeterred, Ottawa put itself on the board at 7:15 in the first off of a fantastic feed from captain Erik Karlsson . The first game we were tentative in the third period and (Saturday) we were too aggressive in the second period.
Like the two previously released models, the HTC U could also come with 4GB RAM, offering 64GB/128GB of internal storage option. That lets you control many features with gestures that you perform on the device's metal frame.
But many others "left due to their concerns", or as a result of the bank's longtime emphasis on selling more products, he said. However the board's report concluded that Sloan had little direct involvement in the questionable sales practices.
He added: "I don't get a lot of time in games to show my quality on the ball because my priority is to protect the defence". The former Newcastle man made no mistake, sweeping home past Kasper Schmeichel and into the back of the net.
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