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Serena Williams To Face Concord Tan In Wimbledon First Spherical | Tennis Information

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will face France’s Concord Tan within the first spherical of Wimbledon.© AFP

on Friday drawn to face France’s Concord Tan within the first spherical of Wimbledon as she returns to singles motion after a yr away. Defending males’s champion Novak Djokovic begins his quest for a seventh title in opposition to South Korea’s Kwon Quickly-woo, ranked seventy fifth on the earth. The early focus on the All England Membership can be on 23-time Grand Slam singles champion Williams, who has dropped to 1,204th on the earth rankings and is unseeded for the event, which begins on Monday. The 40-year-old, who took half within the doubles event in Eastbourne this week, has not performed singles since she suffered an damage throughout her first-round match at Wimbledon 12 months in the past

Tan, 24, is ranked 113rd on the earth.

High seed Iga Swiatek, who received the French Open earlier this month, opens her marketing campaign in opposition to Croatian qualifier Jana Fett.

Poland’s Swiatek, 21, has received 35 consecutive matches main into Wimbledon.

Williams’s preparations for Wimbledon suffered a blow after her doubles companion Ons Jabeur withdrew from the Eastbourne event due to a knee damage on Thursday.

The American received the final of her seven Wimbledon singles titles in 2016 however reached the ultimate in 2018 and 2019 after getting back from having a child.

Wimbledon is extensively thought of Williams’s finest probability of claiming a twenty fourth Grand Slam singles crown to equal Margaret Court docket’s all-time document.

The final of the her Grand Slam singles titles got here on the Australian Open in 2017.

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Talking after Wednesday’s doubles match, Williams had stated: “I really feel good. Pretty much as good as one can really feel after having such a very long time off.”

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