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Serena Williams was eliminated from Wimbledon Monday by a ninth seed competitor, Marion Bartoli.

Williams survived a life-threatening complication early this year; playing in the tournament was a courageous move for the tennis star.

In a normal year, this would have been considered a massive upset, but this has been far from a normal year for Williams, the 29-year-old defending champion who missed nearly 11 months of competition and only returned to action at the grass-court tournament in Eastbourne the week before Wimbledon.

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