Posted June 14, 2011 by DJ Enuff in News

Serena Williams Reveals Mystery Illness That almost Killed Her

The four time Wimbledon champion is currently in England to play in Eastbourne’s Aegon International and Serena says she’s excited to be back because she claims she was literally “on her death bed.” The injury started out simple but became life-threatening.If it had been left two days later it could have been career-ending — or even worse. They told me I had several blood clots in both lungs. A lot of people die from that.Williams underwent surgery in February and is now back on her feet preparing for the rest of her career. What was classified as a mystery illness contracted by Williams is being reported as a pulmonary embolism.