Serena Williams sobs as freak accident ends her Wimbledon dream

American legend Serena Williams’s dreams of winning an eighth Wimbledon singles title and equalling Margaret Court’s Grand Slam record of 24 ended in tears this morning.

The 39-year-old was leading 3-1 in the first set of her first round match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus when she slipped and had to have her left ankle examined.

She returned from receiving medical attention but called it quits at 3-3 and walked off Centre Court in tears.

It is the first time in 20 appearances that Williams has bowed out in the first round of Wimbledon.

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