Serena Williams Suffers Pulmonary Embolism

Tennis star gets emergency treatment for resulting hematoma
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 2, 2011 9:00 AM CST
Updated Mar 2, 2011 10:49 AM CST
Tennis player Serena Williams arrives at the 2011 Elton John Academy Award viewing party in West Hollywood, Calif. on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011.   (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
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(Newser) – Tennis star Serena Williams is undergoing treatment for a pulmonary embolism she suffered last week, People reports. The blood clot in her lungs was discovered when she returned to LA, after receiving treatment in New York for an injured foot. She underwent emergency treatment Monday for a hematoma, says her rep, which she suffered as a result of the treatment for the embolism. Click here for more. (Read more Serena Williams stories.)

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