Tennis – Serena '130 percent' fit, rules out surgery

Tennis - Serena '130 percent' fit, rules out surgery– World number one Serena Williams ruled out surgery to fix a persistent knee problem as she declared herself “130 percent fit” on Saturday ahead of the Australian Open. The 21-time Grand Slam champion, gunning for a seventh title at Melbourne Park, retired due to soreness in her left knee during a singles match on January 6 in Perth. It was the 34-year-old’s comeback after three months out as she battled knee issues which sparked fears that nearly 20 years on tour were finally taking their toll. …

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