Per ESPN, Williams has withdrawn from the upcoming Australian Open, the tournament which she won a year ago while two months pregnant.
"After competing in Abu Dhabi, I realised that although I am super close, I'm not where I personally want to be", Williams added.
The 23-time Grand Slam victor defeated her sister Venus in last year's Australian Open 6-4 6-4 and had a second consecutive title in her sights when the tournament started later this month. On January 4, the tennis champ shared her decision to withdraw from the 2018 Australian Open, and offered a heartfelt explanation as to why.
Williams' absence, while disappointing for fans and officials, raises the prospect of another first-time grand slam victor making their mark in Melbourne.
Williams had told Vogue magazine last August about her "outrageous plan" to defend her title, but the short turnaround after giving birth has proven too much for even the greatest player of her generation.
There are also doubts over the fitness of Spanish world number one Rafael Nadal and Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka, who won the title in 2014.
She gave birth in September and played in an exhibition tournament last week.
He was upset in Round Two of the Australian Open by Uzbekistani Denis Istomin, ranked 117th in the world at the time, and also lost in the Quarter Finals of the French Open to Dominic Thiem.
Craig Tiley has always been adamant all the stars would be in town, but his instinctive optimism would make him a very good economic forecaster for any government in need of a boost.
Oakland traded Gruden to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , where he won a Super Bowl in his first season in 2003. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because the team has made no formal announcement.
Though a few of the leaders belonging to the opposition parties voted in favour of the bill they also gave a few warning. Meanwhile, the opposition is demanding that the bill be first tabled to the select committee.
Ever since switching to a metal back with the OnePlus 3, the company hasn't stopped making sandstone cases for its smartphones. The Lava Red OnePlus 5T model is identical to the regular OnePlus 5T model, everything except its color, of course.
The Xperia L2 does not seem to have a dedicated camera button, but apart from that, rest of the design largely remains the same. Don't fret about the XA2 Ultra , as it will get two 15MP selfie cameras, noted to be 4K-capable as well.
Microsoft said in a statement Thursday that it is not aware of any of these vulnerabilities being used against its customers. Now Apple has also issued a statement on the same saying all Macs and iOS devices are impacted by this security flaw.
In PUBG , players are on a mission of survival as they parachute onto an island and scavenge around for equipment and weapons. This means that the PS4 version of this game will have to be fully completed before it can be launched on the console.
Storm Eleanor wasted no time hitting Ireland, with people sharing pictures of the bad weather endured outside their homes. A yellow weather warning has been issued across the South-east ahead of the arrival of Storm Eleanor tonight (Tuesday).
The big revelation: Abedin forwarded e-mails from her official State Department e-mail address to her personal Yahoo! The Freedom Of Information Act lawsuit that resulted in Friday's coming document-dump was filed in May 2015.
Specifically, it says an iPhone doesn't need to fail a diagnostics test before qualifying for the low cost battery replacement. Batteries typically decline in power output over time, reducing the amount of power they are able to provide to the device.
Under its hood, there operates an Exynos 7885 SoC paired with 4GB RAM and two storage configurations - 32GB and 64GB. The device will follow Samsung's popular Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, which were unveiled in March of a year ago .
Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline
Cancer deaths have fallen yet again, thanks mostly to huge declines in smoking , the American Cancer Society said Thursday. With the variation in cancer death rate, the lifetime probability is still higher in men than women.
Woman Was Assaulted On Vegas Flight
While the onboard crew was talking to the woman, Ramamoorthy's wife came to the back to see what was going on, Jawad said. The woman immediately reported the incident to flight attendants who said she "appeared visibly upset and was crying".
Hisense TV's are getting Amazon's Alexa
Another report from VoiceLabs published in January a year ago also ranks Alexa as the leading voice AI in terms of market share . Hisense will be showing their new 4K Smart TV lineup at CES 2018 in Las Vegas from January 9 till January 12.