New York, Aug 28 Serena Williams and Venus Williams will reunite for doubles on the U.S Open after receiving a wild card for the event, which is ready to start on Monday.
The William sisters are two-time champions on the U.S Open and will pair for the primary time since 2018 Roland Garros. Along with their 14 main doubles titles, the final of which got here at 2016 Wimbledon, Serena and Venus have teamed to win three Olympic gold medals in doubles, successful in 2000, 2008, and 2012.
The duo is the newest group to carry all 4 main doubles titles at one time, having gained 2009 Wimbledon, 2009 U.S Open, 2010 Australian Open, and 2010 French Open.
Earlier this month, Serena confirmed the U.S Open can be her ultimate event earlier than evolving away from tennis. In singles, she is ready to face Montenegro’s Danka Kovinic within the first spherical on Monday evening.
Venus Williams will play her first-round match on Tuesday in opposition to Belgium’s Alison Van Uytvanck.
The USTA additionally introduced extra doubles wildcards going to the opposite groups: Sophie Chang and Angela Kulikov, Robin Montgomery and CoCo Vandeweghe, Katrina Scott and Elizabeth Mandlik, Peyton Stearns and Ashlyn Krueger, Hailey Baptiste and Whitney Osuigwe Clervie Ngounoue and Reese Brantmeier.
The doubles competitors begins on Wednesday.
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