Thursday, February 22, 2018

Serena positive about Fed Cup doubles loss*


 

Serena Williams was understandably far from her best in her return to competition on Sunday but the greatest player of her generation said it was a positive step towards her goal of returning to the pinnacle of her sport.

Williams, playing her first official match since having a baby, and older sister Venus were beaten in a dead doubles rubber by the Netherlands in the Fed Cup in Asheville, North Carolina, but walked away feeling upbeat.

“I honestly feel better than I thought I was going to feel,” said Williams, who prior to Sunday had not played a competitive match since her 2017 Australian Open victory.

 

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