Los Angeles– Serena Williams was rushed to a hospital and underwent surgery after suffering from a pulmonary embolism Monday. Her reps say that doctors are now monitoring Williams’ condition closely.
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“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,” the statement continued. “Doctors are continuing to monitor her situation closely to avoid additional complications.”