US tennis star Serena Williams has dropped a major hint about her comeback to the sport after uploading a post on social media which indicates to her return.
The former number one star, took to her Instagram account where the 36-year-old posted a picture of a pair of dazzling gold and white tennis shoes, hinting that she is all set to return to action - in time for the first major of the season i.e Australian Open.
"Be excited. Be very excited..," she captioned the post, which received 1,35,000 likes in the space of an hour.
In September, Serena had revealed that she had set an 'outrageous' goal for making a comeback at the Australian Open, something which will push her Grand Slam total to an all-time record-tying 24 titles.
The American tennis ace, who won this year's Grand Slam title at the Melbourne Park, while she was pregnant, is hoping to make a return just four-and-a-half months after giving birth to her baby girl Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.
Serena' baby girl arrived on September 1 at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, weighing in at 6 lbs, 13 oz.
The 2018 Australian Open is slated to be held from January 15 and will run till January 28.
(With ANI Inputs)