US Open 2018: Serena,Venus Set Up Match Williams vs. Williams
US Open 2018: Venus Williams and her sister Serena Williams will meet each other at the US Open in the 3rd round on the 31st of August.
US Open 2018
Both Serena Williams and Venus Williams won their 2nd round match yesterday at the US tournament. They will face each other in the 3rd round in a US Open 2018 for the two sisters.
It will a great match for the fans of tennis who wait for every US Open 2018 to see the two American sisters fight each other. This game will be Serena and Venus’s 30th career meeting.
Venus William at the Louis Armstrong Stadium sealed her victory with a straight win over 40th ranked Italian Acer Camila Giorgi with a score of 6-4, 7-5. Serena, on the other hand, defeated 101st-ranked Carina Witthoft of Germany in a straight set of 6-2,6-2 in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday night. While Serena wrapped up her win in 1 and 7 minutes, it took Venus an extra 45 minutes to beat Italian beauty, Giorgi.
The two sisters played becoming rivals from the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament in 1998. Venus being the elder sister, won that match. But after that, Serena became the dominant player leaving behind Venus in Grand Slam wins.
Both have been ranked No. 1 in their respective career. They have won a combined of 30 Grand Slam singles trophies. Out of which 23 is won by Serena and 7 by her big sister.
They own eight U.S. Open singles championships.6 by Serena and 2 by Venus Williams. Serena holds a 17-12 win-loss record against Venus, including winning their past five meetings at majors.
They’ve played each other in the finals of all four Slams (US Open, Australia Open, French Open and Wimbledon). The U.S. Open in 2001 also won by Venus and in 2002 Serena won beating her sister.
The last time they played each other was at the Australian Open finals in 2017 in which Serena beat Venus fair and square. This will be Serena’s first meeting with Venus after the birth of her daughter, Olympia.