The sisters are bidding for their 14th Grand Slam doubles title, but first at Flushing Meadows since 2009.
In the Open Era, there have been a number of tennis players to win two or more U.S. Open Singles Championships. Here’s the 6 tennis players who have won the most Singles Championship titles in the Open Era:
Serena Williams routed Venus Williams 6-1, 6-2 at the Family Circle Cup on Saturday, the most one-sided match in the sisters’ long rivalry.
Saginaw-born tennis star Serena Williams is among eight members of the 2012 class of the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame.
Serena Williams teamed with big sister Venus to win the women’s doubles title at the Olympics on Sunday, adding to the singles gold she won on Centre Court at Wimbledon a day earlier.
There was a point, early on in the women’s singles gold medal match, that announcer Mary Carillo remarked that it was nearly impossible for Serena Williams not to win Saturday.
The 30-year-old American won her fifth Wimbledon title Saturday on Centre Court.