By Jonathan JurejkoBBC Sport at Eastbourne

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Ons Jabeur and Serena Williams during their Eastbourne doubles match
Serena Williams (right) has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles and 14 Grand Slam women's doubles titles

Serena Williams came back to tennis after almost a year out and won in the doubles with Ons Jabeur.

Williams was injured in her first-round match at Wimbledon and retired.

The American great and his partner won against the Spaniards and the Czechs.

They took their third match point in front of an excited crowd, after fighting back from a slow start.

We had a lot of fun playing with each other. Williams said that they were happy to remain in there.

  • Relive Williams' comeback in the Eastbourne doubles

Williams was given a wild card to play in the singles at Wimbledon.

The All England Club is where Williams has won seven of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles.

The outing in the seaside town appeared to be ending quicker than she would have liked as Sorribes Tormo and Bouzkova dominated the first set.

Sorribes Tormo and Bouzkova won a title in Istanbul in April after playing together before.

The stars fought back in a more competitive second set after an assured start by them.

That took the encounter to a match tie-break and, with light fading on a cool summer evening, Williams and Jabeur won when Sorribes Tormo missed a backhand volley.

Williams yelled in joy and shared a hug with her partner.

There's more to come.

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