Tiger Woods suffers multiple leg injuries after horrific car crash

- Woods was involved in an accident on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes

- His agent confirmed the 15-time major winner suffered injuries to his legs

- It was further revealed that Woods would undergo surgery

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Golf legend Tiger Woods is currently in hospital after being involved in a near-fatal car crash on Tuesday, February 23.

His agent Mark Steinberg confirmed the morning incident as he revealed in a statement the 45-year old suffered “multiple” leg injuries.

“Tiger Woods was in a single car accident this morning in Carlifonia where he suffered multiple leg injuries. He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support,” the statement said.

Woods was in California for a two-day content shoot with Golf Digest/GOLFTV.

This was after he hosted the PGA Tour's Genesis Invitational over the weekend where he was spotted with the likes of Dwayne Wade and David Spade.

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Because of a spinal fusion surgery he had recently, Woods' movement was restricted and he didn't get involved in playing holes, instead focusing on giving on course lessons from celebrities.

In other sports news, Briefly.co.za reported that netizens reacted as Naomi Osaka beat Serena Williams in the Australian Open. The long-awaited match between tennis legendary players saw fans divided into both sides after Naomi Osaka beat Serena Williams to proceed to the finals.

Both female athletes have proved to hold the greatest of all time status within their feat and today, the much-anticipated match left Serena all emotional and disappointed.

According to the winner of the semi-final, playing against Serena was a dream come true for her, and she is grateful that she managed to emerge victoriously.

However, social media users were left torn between showing love to the winner and showing support and empathy to the 39-year-old Serena.

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While there have been calls on her to say farewell to the game, Serena is still keeping her head high with fans hoping that she will come back stronger.

@Jemele Hill commented:

''Great win for Naomi Osaka. Seeing her rise in dominance is really a treat, but it is hard not to feel a heavy sense of disappointment when Serena loses.''

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