Serena and Venus Williams got a wild-card entry for ladies’s doubles on the US Open on Saturday, making it their first event as a workforce in additional than 4 years.
Serena introduced this month that she is making ready to finish her enjoying profession and, whereas she didn’t explicitly say the US Open could be her ultimate occasion, she has indicated it will likely be.
Serena, who turns 41 subsequent month, and Venus, who turned 42 in June, have received 14 Grand Slam doubles titles collectively. That features two championships at Flushing Meadows, in 1999 and 2009.
That is other than their mixed complete of 30 main trophies in singles — 23 for Serena, and 7 for Venus.
The sisters haven’t competed wherever in doubles as a pairing since dropping within the third spherical of the French Open in June 2018.
Since then, Serena entered two doubles occasions with different companions: one with Caroline Wozniacki in January 2020, and one with Ons Jabeur this June.