Serena Williams and Venus Williams will kick off their US Open doubles campaign against Lucie Hradecka and Linda Noskova of the Czech Republic.
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Serena and Venus Williams will face the Czech team of Hradecka/Noskova in 1R.
On Saturday, the organizers of the US Open announced that the Williams sisters accepted a wild card from the main draw in the doubles event. The Williams sisters will play together for the first time since 2018 when they met Hradecka and Noskova in the first round of the US Open.
Hradecka and Noskova will make their team debuts when they take on the Williams sisters in the first round of the US Open. Hradecka, 37, is one of the most experienced players in her country. On the other hand, Noskova, 17, is one of the most promising players in her country.
The Williams sisters have a combined 14 Grand Slam doubles titles.
The Williams sisters certainly know what it takes to win a Grand Slam, as they have 14 Grand Slam doubles titles together. To make it even more impressive, the Williams sisters are 14-0 in Grand Slam doubles finals.
Serena is retiring after this year’s US Open, while Venus has not made any official announcement. Before the US Open, Venus stressed that nothing has changed in Serena’s approach as her younger sister still wants to win.
«It’s still business, she still wants to play, she still wants to win, when she walks the court she wants to be focused, so this is the moment now for her to do that, like all the other moments, and then when that moment is over, then the next moment will be here.
That’s what it is,» Venus said on the USA TODAY morning show. In the first round of the US Open singles, Serena faces Danka Kovinic while Venus plays Alison van Uytvanck, the doubles against Hradecka and Noskova It remains to be seen if the Williams sisters can make a deep run in the US Open doubles event.