Serena Williams said she is suffering from “postpartum emotions” as the 23-time Grand Slam winner struggles to deal with juggling family life and tennis.
The 36-year-old American is seeking to regain her top form after missing most of the 2017 WTA season due to a pregnancy.
“I read several articles that said postpartum emotions can last up to three years if not dealt with,” Williams said on Monday.
Williams’ disclosure comes a week after she suffered the worst loss of her career in San Jose, losing the final 12 games in a shocking 6-1, 6-0 first-round upset to unseeded Johanna Konta.
On Monday, she described her mindset at the time as being in a “funk”.
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