Serena Williams tells Vogue that she handled a medical scare proper after the start of her daughter.
In a narrative within the journal’s February situation and posted Wednesday on Vogue.com, Williams discusses creating a number of small blood clots in her lungs whereas within the hospital after Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. was born in September.
Based on the article, the tennis celebrity “spent the primary six weeks of motherhood unable to get away from bed.”
When Williams initially introduced her child’s arrival, through social media postings in September, she stated in a video, “We had plenty of problems, however look what we’ve acquired.”
Days after profitable Wimbledon in 2010, Williams minimize each toes on damaged glass whereas leaving a restaurant, main to 2 operations on her proper foot. Then she acquired clots in her lungs and wanted to inject herself with a blood thinner. These pictures led to a pool of blood gathering underneath her abdomen’s pores and skin, requiring one other hospital process. In all, she was off the tour for about 10 months on the time, returning in 2011.
The 36-year-old Williams, who’s married to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, has not competed since profitable her 23rd Grand Slam singles title on the Australian Open in January 2017. Williams is skipping this yr’s Australian Open, which begins subsequent week.
Williams stated within the Vogue story that she has her sights on attending to 25 main titles, which might break the all-time file of 24 held by Margaret Courtroom.