Serena Williams had to pull out of Wimbledon due to an injury, and it seems that she is not over that rough patch. The famous tennis player was forced to pull out of another big event.

Months after she pulled out of Wimbledon, Williams logged onto her Instagram and dropped another sad announcement. She will not play during the U.S. Open either. Citing her doctors and medical team’s advice, Williams explained that she torn her hamstring and still needs time to heal.

“After careful consideration and following the advice of my doctors and medical team, I have deiced to withdraw from the US Open to allow my body to heal completely from a torn hamstring, New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world and one of my favorite places to play – I’ll miss seeing the fans but will be cheering everyone on from afar.. Thank you for your continued love and support, I’ll see you all soon.”

This is a big blow to the U.S. Open tournament, because many fans might have watched just to see Serena Williams perform. That isn’t happening, but she did assure fans that she will be back as soon as she is ready.

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Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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