Serena Williams pulls out of French Open due to injury

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By Teddy Grant, ebony.com

Serena Williams has pulled out of the French Open because of an injury, dashing her Grand Slam comeback.

Williams suffered a chest injury and removed herself from the tournament on Monday right before she was supposed to compete against Maria Sharapova in a fourth-round match, according to the Associated Press.

The 23-time Grand Slam champion said there was a problem with her right pectoral muscle.

“Right now I can’t actually serve,” Serena said at a news conference at Roland Garros. “It’s kind of hard to play when I can’t physically serve.”

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