Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Mattek-Sands needs surgery after agonizing knee injury

Top-ranked women's doubles player Bethanie Mattek-Sands needs surgery after dislocating her right kneecap and rupturing her patellar tendon during a singles match at Wimbledon.

"One of the most painful injuries that I've had," the 32-year-old American said on Facebook Live on Saturday, "and I've had a few in my career."

Wearing a black brace on her right leg, Mattek-Sands teared up and took some moments to gather herself as she appeared for about 10 minutes , speaking about what she called "an emotional and painful roller-coaster the past few days."

Mattek-Sands arrived at Wimbledon bidding for a non-calendar-year Grand Slam in doubles...

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