Serena Williams to return at Mubadala World Tennis Championship

Reuters

1 Serena Williams will return to action at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi later this month.

'I am delighted to be returning to the court in Abu Dhabi for the first time since the birth of my daughter in September. It will be the first time that women championship will be hosted in Abu Dhabi.

This is Serena Williams' first match since giving birth to her handsome baby girl, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

Williams claimed her Open-era record 23rd major title by beating her older sister Venus 6-4, 6-4 in this year's Australian Open final, a feat made all the more remarkable because she was two months pregnant.

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She gave birth to a daughter, Alexis, in September but is now ready to make her comeback, and will take on surprise French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko at the invitational event in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. While speaking to the press, Serena Williams expressed her delight and showed her dedication to the match. Her participation signals her intent to play in Australia after the recent birth of her first child.

Serena Williams, who has been out of action after winning the Australian Open in January, is all set to make a return to tennis at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi next week.

The Mubadala World Tennis Championships reclaimed ground after being hit with the withdrawals of Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic as it announced on Sunday that Williams' comeback will start at the invitational event. The tennis icon also persuaded the fans to grab the opportunity and attend the match.

Djokovic, a 12-time Grand Slam champion, has not played competitively since his quarterfinal loss in July to Tomas Berdych at Wimbledon because of an elbow injury.

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