Serena vs. Venus Is Happening This Week — Here’s What to Know

A sibling rivalry for the ages will continue on Friday when Serena Williams and Venus Williams face off at the U.S. Open in Queens.

The sisters — Serena seeded 17th and Venus 16th — will play each other in the third round of the Grand Slam tournament.

On Monday, Serena, 36, defeated Magda Linette. The next day, she bested German player Carina Witthöft. In her first round match, Venus, 38, was victorious over Svetlana Kuznetsova. And on Wednesday, she won over Camila Giorgi.

The winner of Friday’s match will move on to the round of 16.


Friday will mark the 30th time that Serena and Venus have competed against each other in their careers, and the 16th time that they have played each other at Grand Slams.

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