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Serena Williams confirms comeback in Melbourne after childbirth, but is now emotionally

The American tennis player Serena Williams makes her comeback at the Australian Open (15-28 January), so the organizers on Friday confirmed. Already, she wrestles with her moedergevoelens: “Is it weird that I’m already emotional word?”

The youngest of the Williams sisters gave birth on 1 september, her daughter Alexis Olympia. The 36-year-old Williams, titelverdedigster in Melbourne, was not in action since they were in January of this year at the Australian Open a 23rd grandslamzege on her achievements brought. In the meantime she also got married.

On Twitter, she showed herself in the meantime all of her emotional side: “Fellow mothers: how long have you breastfeeding? Is it weird that I emotionally word, if I even have to think when it’s time to stop?”

With a 24th grandslamzege would Williams the record of the Australian Margaret Court beat. They would not be the first after a maternity leave is still a grand slam tournament wins. Court won her last three Grand Slams in 1973, a year after her first son was given birth. Kim Clijsters won two times the US open and once the Australian Open after the birth of her daughter Jada.

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