It was fairly frightening watching Serena Williams trying to play tennis today. The five-time Wimbledon champ pulled out of a doubles match today, which came after a lengthy courtside visit with a doctor.
Were it not for the seriousness of the situation, the cheekiness of the Brit broadcasters would be positively entertaining.
Wimbledon doctors are now saying it was “a viral illness.”
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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