Too Tense To Play? Serena Caught Prepping For Olympic Match After Dad’s Scary Health Crisis

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Aug. 7 2016, Updated 7:04 p.m. ET

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Serena Williams wants to snag the gold — but may not even be ready for bronze after her father’s scary health crisis just weeks ago. Click through these six slides to find out if Williams is ready to compete!

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//serena williams  rio olympics tennis dad health crisis

Williams, 34, is scheduled to compete on Aug. 7 in the Rio Olympics, and her competitors from the Czech Republic may have the upperhand.

//serena williams  rio olympics tennis dad health crisis

Williams’ training was set back after Wimbledon, as her father Richard suffered a debilitating stroke while she was playing in the tournament.

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//serena williams  rio olympics tennis dad health crisis

His wife confirmed to RadarOnline.com exclusively that he suffered memory problems as a result.

//serena williams  rio olympics tennis dad health crisis

Regardless, Williams and her sister Venus saw victory, and maintained that they would compete again in Rio.

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//serena williams  rio olympics tennis dad health crisis

Now, Williams was spotted looking worrisome.

//serena williams  rio olympics tennis dad health crisis

Do you think Williams will take the gold home? Tell us in the comments!

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