Jun 14, 2022 - Sports

Serena Williams will play at Wimbledon

Serena Williams

Serena Williams at Wimbledon in 2021. Photo: Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images

Serena Williams will play in Wimbledon after being absent from tennis for a year, Williams announced on Tuesday and Wimbledon confirmed.

Driving the news: Williams has not played since last year's Wimbledon tournament, where she injured her right leg during the first round, per the New York Times.

Details: Williams will be a wild card entry for the Ladies' Singles Tournament.

  • This will be her 21st appearance in the tournament.

What they're saying: "It's a date. [2022.] See you there," Williams wrote on her Instagram post on Tuesday.

  • Wimbledon tweeted out a photo of Williams with the caption "Welcome back Serena."
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