Serena Williams Exits Wimbledon in the First Round, Again

Williams, who had not competed in singles on tour since withdrawing from Wimbledon last year with an injury, lost in three sets to Harmony Tan of France.

WIMBLEDON, England — If Serena Williams returned to the All England Club looking for an eighth Wimbledon singles title, she has a very long way to go. But if she came back at age 40 looking for a better memory than what she took from last year’s tournament, she achieved it, scrapping and believing through the peaks and valleys of three sets on Tuesday, but ultimately losing to Harmony Tan, a little-known but tactically astute Frenchwoman who beat Williams, 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (7),

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