Yesterday we reported that tennis star Serena Williams had to be rushed to an L.A. hospital to undergo emergency treatment for a pulmonary embolism (bloodclot in the lung).

The condition can be life threatening in severe cases, but Serena’s spokesperson,  Nicole Chabot, said, “thankfully everything was caught in time” and that Serena was resting and recovering at her home in Los Angeles.

Serena recently told PEOPLE Magazine:

“Thank you everyone for all of your prayers, concerns, and support. This has been extremely hard, scary, and disappointing. I am doing better, I’m at home now and working with my doctors to keep everything under control. I know I will be okay, but am praying and hoping this will all be behind me soon.  While I can’t make any promises now on my return [to tennis], I hope to be back by early summer. That said, my main goal is to make sure I get there safely.” (Source)

Glad to hear she’s at home resting up. Get well soon Serena!

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