Meanwhile, Djokovic sent his "support and strength" to Andy Murray in a heartfelt message after the three-time Grand Slam champion issued a worrying update on his fitness.
When Williams won last year's Australian Open she was already two months pregnant.
Williams gave birth to her first child with husband Alexis Ohanian in September, her sister Venus told ESPN's Pam Shriver.
The 23-time Grand Slam victor played her first match since giving birth at the World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on December 30, losing her exhibition match to reigning French Open Champion Jelena Ostapenko. She remained hopeful of making a return to Australia and defend her title but admitted that it's a tough task and therefore, chose to walk out.
"I can compete - but I don't want to just compete".
Apple buys Canadian app development startup Buddybuild
So, it's clear that the service will remain available for current customers, and company will not accept any new customer. However, after the acquisition, the start-up would no longer offer Android and Free Starter services starting March 1.
$343M and $440M jackpots tempt lottery players
Mega Millions and Powerball are offering Georgia Lottery players two very large jackpots totaling almost $783 million dollars. The biggest Mega Millions jackpot dates back to 2012 when three winners split $656 million.
Serena also said that she was disappointed to withdraw but looked forward to returning in the future.
"After competing in Abu Dhabi I realized that although I am super close, I'm not where I personally want to be", the 36-year-old said.
Six-time Australian Open victor Djokovic still remains highly doubtful for the Australian Open but will be travelling to Australia to compete in the Tie Break Tens at the Margaret Court Arena at Melbourne Park on January 10.
Williams said she isn't ready for top level tennis just yet. The 12-time Grand Slam victor will also play the Tie Break Tens at Margaret Court Arena at Melbourne Park on January 10 in the evening, joining Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka, Nick Kyrgios and Lleyton Hewitt in the field.
Novak Djokovic is slated to play two exhibition events before taking a final call on his participating at the Australian Open which begins from January 15.
Women's Olympic Team has participated in every Winter Olympic Games since the first-ever women's ice hockey tournament in 1998. There will be two more goaltenders added to the roster "later in January", according to USA Hockey.
He is now shooting for the period drama Thugs Of Hindostan , also starring Katrina Kaif , Amitabh Bachchan and Fatima Sana Shaikh. Khan had unveiled the title and teaser of the film yesterday, sending his fans into a tizzy.
Temperatures in north and central Alabama will fall into the teens and low 20s tonight , with 20s all the way down to the coast. Those colder readings will work down into south Alabama, where wind chills on Monday night could range between 5-10 degrees.
Correction: An earlier version of this article said that Paladins' new hero and Team Deathmatch mode were playable in open beta. The YouTube description for the Paladins: Battlegrounds trailer reads, "Welcome to the first-ever hero-shooter battle royale".
The implementation of the new bill of the government under National Commission proposal will strengthen the medical colleges. Dr Narsinga Reddy of the Telangana IMA said, "Private hospitals across the state will close services from 6 am to 6 pm".
As the New Year kicks in, sky-watchers have started gearing up for two supermoons that will offer some exquisite night sky views. The second supermoon in a single month, nicknamed "blue supermoon", occurs every two and a half year on average.
Mariah Carey's second attempt at ringing in the New Year is fraught with peril and ice. "They told me there would be tea". On top of that, only a true diva would withstand below freezing temperatures just to rock a hot, sparkly outfit.
The Costa Rican government reported that a plane with 10 foreigners and two local crewmembers crashed in a wooded area. "Multiple U.S. citizens" were killed in a charter plane crash in Guancaste, Costa Rica , according to the U.S.
Corfman, repeatedly and in all forms of media, calling her a liar and questioning her motivation for publicly disclosing that Mr. Moore, a Republican, lost the race to Doug Jones, the first Alabama Democrat elected to the U.S.
Pakistan , which serves as a key transport route for supplies to USA forces in Afghanistan, denies harboring terrorists. In August, he was more forthright and warned that Pakistan "has much to lose" if ig persisted in aiding terrorists.
U.S. stars Hilton, 36, and Zylka , 32, became engaged at the weekend while on a skiing trip in Aspen, Colorado. My best friend & soulmate. "So dedicated, loyal, loving & kindhearted", she captioned the pictures.
Carey redeems herself on New Year's Eve
In 2016 Carey received criticism over the controversial performance on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest . Carey had technical difficulties during a live performance of her hit song "Emotions".
S. Korea proposes high-level dialogue with DPRK on January 9
On Monday, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un delivered his 2018 New Year's Day address, as he has done every year since 2013. South Korea and the U.S. share one goal of denuclearizing Pyongyang , . but have different ideas on how to achieve it.
Georgia Bulldogs advance to National Championship
That game was at the Rose Bowl, although it wasn't the official Rose Bowl game, which was between Ohio State and OR that season. Georgia will advance to the national championship game with a 54-48 double overtime victory over Oklahoma in Rose Bowl .
Pulwama Encounter: Four CRPF men, two militants killed
Trali was arrested in Delhi in 2003 and the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) had sentenced her to life imprisonment in 2011. The terrorists first lobbed grenades and then began indiscriminate firing and entered the training centre in Awantipora.
Guardiola expects up to two months out for Jesus
Guardiola could not say how serious the injury to De Bruyne was, but is hopeful the issue will not keep him sidelined for long. Before Sunday's 0-0 stalemate at Crystal Palace the Premier League leaders have recorded 18-match winning run.