The Williams sisters were extended, and accepted, a wild-card bid to compete in the US Open doubles tournament in 2022. Though Serena Williams has not said outright that the US Open will be her final tournament, she strongly suggested this will be the final Grand Slam event in her historic career.
These two legends of the sport have been historically good as a doubles pairing. They are 14-0 in Grand Slam doubles finals, the best unbeaten record in tennis history. They also have won three Olympic gold medals together.The two made their first doubles appearance together since the 2018 French Open when they faced Czech pair Lucie Hradecka and Linda Noskova in Round 1 in the 2022 US Open. The Williams sisters beat Hradecka and Andrea Hlavackova for the 2012 Wimbledon doubles title.
When is Serena and Venus Williams’ next doubles match at the US Open 2022?
The first round of the doubles competitions at the US Open was held Wednesday, Aug. 31, and Thursday, Sept. 1. The Williams sisters’ match was played Thursday night.
Hradecka is the 25th-ranked WTA doubles player in the world, while Noskova ranks 209th. Serena Williams ranks tied for 413th and Venus is unranked.
Match schedule, results from the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
The Williams’ sisters’ match vs. Hradecka and Noskova was broadcast on ESPN2. The match kicked off the night session at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
ESPN+ will handle all live streams in the U.S., while fuboTV, which offers a free trial, will have the live streams for any of the ESPN networks.
TSN.ca and the TSN App gave Canadian viewers the option to live stream the match.
|Round||Date||Opponents (WTA rank)||Result|
|1||Sept. 1||Lucie Hradecka (25) and Linda Noskova (209)||Hradecka-Noskova, 7-6(5), 6-4|
2022 US Open live scores
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How many times have Serena and Venus Williams won the US Open?
As a doubles pairing, Serena and Venus Williams have won the US Open twice. They first won it back in 1999 and then most recently won it again in 2009.
Serena Williams has won the US Open as a singles player six times, most recently in 2014. Venus Williams has won the US Open in singles twice, in 2000 and 2001, beating Serena in the latter final.