Tennis Star Serena Williams Hospitalized With Pulmonary Embolism



Serena Williams experienced a serious health scare after suffering from a pulmonary embolism (blood clot in lungs).

Tennis pro Serena Williams, 29, has been seeking treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles this week, after suffering from a serious medical issue.

“Monday Serena Williams underwent emergency treatment at Cedars for a hematoma she suffered as a result of treatment for a more critical situation,” her rep said in a statement.

“Last week, Serena suffered from a pulmonary embolism [a blood clot in the lungs] which was discovered upon her return to L.A. She had been in New York for doctor appointments for the ongoing issues with her foot.”

Williams’ rep adds, “Doctors are continuing to monitor her situation closely to avoid additional complications.”

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