Published: Tue, June 26, 2018
Sport | By Ruben Hill

Wozniacki calls for Serena seeding at Wimbledon - Omni Sports

Wozniacki calls for Serena seeding at Wimbledon - Omni Sports

If you're anxious about Serena Williams, worry about the pectoral muscle, as that could seriously hinder her performance on the fast courts at SW19.

"Are those cupcakes from Melissa?"

'What's her name?' McEnroe quipped.

- For the second time, the American secured the "Serena Slam" as she held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time.

The former world No 1 is now ranked 183rd and was unseeded at the French Open, meaning she faced a hard route through the competition.

Williams told "Good Morning America" it's been "interesting" watching the world of tennis adjust for a new mother returning to the court.

Victory in the fourth all-Williams Wimbledon final made it 11 Grand Slams for Serena.

Williams had stepped into the Lower East Side marketplace to attend the unveiling of a nearby street mural commissioned by Allstate Foundation Purple Purse.

The officials of the grass-court event take other factors into consideration and have leeway to grant Williams a seeded place.

"There are records out there that I want, and I'll get there, but in due time". This ruling comes after Serena Williams tumbled from No. 1 in the world to No. 454 after giving birth to her first child, Alexis Olympia, and taking a year off from tennis, which in turn affected her tourney seed at the French Open.

Williams, along with many tennis lovers around the world, is anticipating today's meeting by the All England Tennis Club. Those odds don't even reflect Serena Williams' win rate at Wimbledon, she's won seven of the 17 Wimbledon Championships she's contested (for a 41% win rate) and these odds carry a 18% implied probability. How does her return from pregnancy affect her chances at Wimbledon?

"I just don't think it's right to think that way".

"You know, I think it's great". However they can be altered by a committee if necessary to produce a more balanced draw, although there were no changes a year ago. Five-times champion and 2017 runner-up, Venus Williams, now 38, is all but certain to be competing because of her strong showing throughout 2017.

John McEnroe and Serena Williams don't share the greatest of the bonds. Three months later, Williams and Ohanian, 35, Wednesday in an intimate New Orleans ceremony. Because I think ten years from now I think more and more players will want to have families and then coming back. But I realized every single body is different.

"Having won so many Grand Slams and being No 1 for so many years, she deserves a seeding".

Williams beat seeded players in the second and third rounds of the French Open earlier this summer before being forced to withdraw from the tournament because of a pectoral injury so severe that she said she couldn't serve properly. I don't think I would've won if I was not pregnant. I just felt like I have absolutely nothing to lose.

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