New York — Venus And the Serena Williams The doubles will play together at the US Open, which begins on Monday, after receiving an all-in pass. This will be the first time the two sisters have played in a major tournament together since the French Open in 2018.
The US Open is believed to be the last tournament for the 40-year-old as she announced her “evolution” away from tennis in a Vogue article this month. Venus, 42, hasn’t announced any imminent retirement plans, but she’s played sparingly over the past year.
The pair won their second Grand Slam title together in 1999 at the US Open, having won the French Open earlier in the season, and Serena clinching the first of her 23 major titles in the same event. Since then, they have become two of the most productive players in the sport’s history, as a team winning 14 Grand Slam tournaments together, most recently at Wimbledon in 2016, and three Olympic gold medals.
The doubles draw is scheduled to begin on Wednesday. Serena is scheduled to play her first-round singles match on Monday against her Danka Kovinichand Venus will open her championship on Tuesday vs Alison van Uytvanck.
Among the other notable pairs receiving wild card entries from the US Open is the 2018 Doubles Champion Coco Vandeweghe and partner Robin Montgomeryand the NCAA Judge Singles Champion Ben Chilton And the Chris Eubanks.
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