Williams said she has been trying to work through her despair by sharing her feelings with family and friends.
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Serena Williams says she is suffering from "postpartum emotions" as the 23-time Grand Slam winner struggles to deal with juggling family life and tennis.Williams' disclosure comes a week after she suffered the worst loss of her career in San Jose, losing the final 12 games in a shocking 6-1, 6-0 first-round upset to unseeded Johanna Konta.Organizers announced Saturday that Williams was withdrawing from this week's WTA Montreal tournament, citing "personal reasons".Williams had a tough draw in Montreal.Meanwhile, in first-round matches Monday, Serena's older sister Venus rallied from an early break down to ease into the second round by defeating world No. 124 Caroline Dolehide 7-5, 6-1 .
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