Serena Williams and older sister Venus have accepted a doubles wildcard for the U.S. Open, event organisers mentioned on Saturday.
The Williams sisters are two-times doubles champions at season’s ultimate main, having triumphed collectively in 1999 and 2009. Collectively they’ve gained 14 ladies’s Grand Slam doubles titles.
The U.S. Open, which begins on Monday, might be the ultimate event of Serena’s glittering profession as she introduced final month her pending retirement however by no means confirmed the Aug. 29-Sept. 11 as her ultimate occasion.
Serena, 40, and Venus, 42, are additionally competing within the singles draw.
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