The former world No 1 tennis star, Serena Williams Loses to Petra Kvitova on the Road to 2018 US Open.
Petra Kvitova defeated Serena Williams 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 on Tuesday night in a second-round match at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.
Serena was also knocked out in her last tournament at San Jose two weeks ago after reaching the Wimbledon final. Cincinnati was her fifth tournament since she had her baby last September.
The 36-year-old mother of one has played in just five tournaments since returning to the court, and she is currently ranked 27th in the world.
Speaking after the game,tennis star said: “You know, this is a long comeback. I just began. I just started, definitely at the very, very beginning. I’m getting there, and I’m going to just continue to work hard and, hopefully, I’ll start winning more matches.”
Serena has now played two tournaments since reaching the final at Wimbledon and falling to Angelique Kerber.