Strange, sad exit for Serena

Updated: July 2, 2014, 6:56 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW.com

LONDON -- There was no speculating about the tears that Serena Williams wiped away on her way off Court 1 on Tuesday, a strange and sad exit that wraps up three-quarters of a nightmarish Grand Slam season for the game's top-ranked, but shaky, player.

What to make of Williams' withdrawal from her second-round doubles match with a "viral illness" that left the five-time Wimbledon single champion scarily disoriented, unable to pick up the ball or toss it, much less serve it over the net?

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