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Serena retires from Indian Wells match with illness

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By ITN News Editor March 11, 2019 12:33

Serena retires from Indian Wells match with illness

An ill Serena Williams retired from the BNP Paribas Open while trailing Spain’s Garbine Muguruza 6-3 1-0 at Indian Wells.Tournament officials said the former world number one was suffering from a viral illness.Williams walked to the chair after the first game of the second set of her match with Muguruza and sat down, breathing heavily.

After a discussion with supervisor Donna Kelso, the American retired.Williams, 37, had shown signs of fatigue during the first set and after it was completed she called for a trainer and following a lengthy conversation returned to the court.She retired after losing the first game.Williams had taken a 3-0 lead in the first set before losing the next seven games.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 11, 2019 12:33

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