Tennis ace Serena Williams underwent emergency treatment at a hospital in Los Angeles after suffering a blood clot in her lungs, People magazine reported Wednesday.
Williams, 29, turned out for Elton John's AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, however her health took a turn for the worse Monday.
"Monday, Serena Williams underwent emergency treatment at Cedars [Medical Center] for a hematoma she suffered as a result of treatment for a more critical situation," a representative for Williams, Nicole Chabot, told the magazine.
"Last week, Serena suffered from a pulmonary embolism [a blood clot in the lungs] which was discovered upon her return to L.A. She had been in New York for doctor appointments for the ongoing issues with her foot," she added.
Doctors were continuing to monitor her condition Wednesday.
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