Serena Williams Before Cincinnati and The US Open Masters Tournament: I Have Lung Problems

Serena Williams before Cincinnati and the us open masters tournament I have lung problems


Serena Williams (WTA number 9) announced her presence at both the Cincinnati 1000 Masters and the US Open. The athlete from the United States surprised at a press conference, talking about her health.

The two major competitions to be held in the United States soon, the Cincinnati 1000 Masters and the US Open, will be held under strict rules and protocols. Players will leave the hotel where they are staying only to train or play official matches.

Serena Williams will participate in both competitions and said she is happy with the work done by the organizers but takes extra precautions: “I think it's a good thing, we protect ourselves in the bubbles. We are many, 128 players and 128 The organizers are doing a good job.

Personally, I apply the protocol and take additional measures for my health. I have a lot of precautions, probably more than most people, "Serena said at a pre-competition press conference in Cincinnati.

Serena Williams has “real health problems”

The former world number one also explained why he chose to live in a house and not in the hotel like the other players: “I did not want to be in the hotel because I have lung problems and it is a great risk for me. Here I can “I have more maintenance staff, nobody. I have real health problems and I just need to rest to be competitive.

The athlete with 23 Grand Slam titles in her record concluded: “It is a strange year, we are living an important chapter in history. They are crazy circumstances. Perhaps it is the best mental test to play and win without fans in the stands. " Serena will meet in her first match in Cincinnati with the winner between Arantxa Rus and Alison Van Uytvanck. The titleholder is Madison Keys, who defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova in 2019 final, in 2 sets.

Williams was surprisingly eliminated a week ago, in the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament in Lexington by Shelby Rogers, number 116 in the WTA rankings. It was the first competition the American champion participated in after the pandemic began.


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