Serena Williams Undergoes Emergency Surgery
Tennis star Serena Williams has undergone surgery for a pulmonary embolism. People Magazine is reporting that a blood clot was discovered in Williams’ lungs last week and she had “emergency treatment Monday for a hematoma she suffered as a result” of that treatment.
“Doctors are continuing to monitor her situation closely to avoid additional complications,” Spokesperson Nicole Chabot tells People Magazine
Serena has not played a competitive match since winning Wimbleton last year. She was sidelined after cutting her foot at a restaurant.