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Please join me in sending love and prayers to Serena Williams.

The tennis star was forced to retire from Wimbledon after she sustained a painful leg injury in the first set.

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She tried to push through the injury, but the pain was too much to bear.

Serena left in tears as the crowd gave her a standing ovation.

Watch a clip below.

According to reports, commentators mentioned several times the court was slippery from the rain.

Sending up prayers to Serena Williams for a speedy and full recovery.

Source: ESPN