"Right now I can't actually serve it's kind of hard to play", she told a room packed with reporters.
Serena Williams's first grand-slam tournament since giving birth a year ago has come to an end for her.
"There are times where I'm on the court and I'm practicing, and I look on the monitor and I see my daughter and she's playing and I want to be there, but I know that these are the sacrifices you have to make to live out your dream".
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Fulham took the lead in the 23rd minute when Tom Cairney finished from Ryan Sessegnon's superb assist. Slavisa Jokanovic will manage Fulham for their first Premier League season since 2013-14.
The scene had been set for Williams in her "superhero" catsuit to take on Russian ice queen Maria Sharapova in a fourth-round clash that had assumed top-billing.
'I've always wanted to be a mom, but I never seemed to have time with my career.
It was the first time the 36-year-old has withdrawn midstream from a Grand Slam singles event. "It's just a match I always get up for".
Talking about her doubles clash, Serena said "I thought [doubles] was a ideal opportunity to see how I was going".
He added: "If she had played and been unable to serve normally, she would have risked making the injury much worse". It didn't really get a lot better'.
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It had been the most eagerly awaited match of the tournament, coming just two days after Williams had blasted Sharapova's autobiography for being "100 per cent hearsay" when it came to references about her. I'm not serving that often; I'm serving once every four games... "So I'm just going to do what the doctors think I should do, and get all the evaluations on it".
Williams, who spoke softly and was understandably despondent when she faced the media, will have a scan in Paris on Tuesday to discover the extent of the damage.
"But on the day I can leave a Grand Slam saying I gave everything I had, I played a great match, is not here yet".
"I made a promise that if I'm not at least 60 percent or 50 percent, then I probably shouldn't play", she added.
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"It's very hard because I love playing Maria", the 36-year-old said.
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