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article imageSerena Williams hospitalized for pulmonary embolism

By KJ Mullins     Mar 2, 2011 in Sports
Los Angeles - Tennis star Serena Williams, 29, is in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a pulmonary embolism last week. On Monday she underwent emergency surgery for a hematoma.
Williams had been in New York for treatment for a foot injury. When she returned to L.A. doctors discovered the blood clot in her lungs.
Sunday night the tennis beauty was at Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party according to People magazine. By the next day she was on an operating table when a hemotoma was discovered.
Her rep said, "Doctors are continuing to monitor her situation closely to avoid additional complications."
In July Williams underwent surgery for her foot. She has yet to return to tennis.
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