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    Serena Williams shares emotional photograph as she counts down to long-awaited comeback

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    Ahad Sanwari




    Serena Williams is currently training up for her return to Wimbledon for her big tennis comeback as a wildcard.

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    Ahead of her big opening games, the star’s social media feed for her eponymous clothing line, S by Serena, looked back at one of her major highlights, finally confirming her arrival at this year’s tournament.

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    A photograph was shared of a young Serena holding her first championship trophy for Wimbledon, which she won in 2002.

    “20 years ago, Serena took home her first Wimbledon Championship trophy, earning the world no.1 ranking for the first time. Join us in cheering her on as she hits the Wimbledon stage again #renasarmy,” the caption read.

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    Fans reacted with excitement and couldn’t wait to see the tennis superstar back on the court after an injury took her out of last year’s games.

    Serena mused on her first Wimbledon win in 2022

    “I remembered it just like yesterday,” one wrote, with another commenting: “WOOOOO GO GIRL!!!” A third also said: “The Queen is in action!!”

    Serena has emerged victorious at Wimbledon a massive seven times over the course of her career, last taking home the title in 2016. It is unclear, however, whether her sister Venus will be joining her as well.

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    Tennis fans weren’t convinced she would be joining the iconic competition after an injury at last year’s games, which forced her out of her first-round match with Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

    The star player hadn’t been active in competitive play since the injury, taking the time to recover, spend time with family, and engage in promotional cycles for King Richard.

    The athlete is in full training mode for her big return

    Aliaksandra, the tennis player competing against Serena when she slipped and injured herself, is from Belarus, and is one of the players banned by Wimbledon this year because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which has been supported by Belarus.

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