Williams Sisters To Face Off At US Open
Serena Williams and older sister Venus have earned their berths in the third round of the US Open to set up a 30th career meeting.
The six-time US Open winner overcame German world 101 Carina Witthoft 6-2 6-2, while Venus dispatched Italy’s Camila Giorgi 6-4 7-5.
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The last meeting between them at a Grand Slam was in the final of the 2017 Australian Open, which Serena won.
“Obviously, it’s early in the tournament, so both of us are going to be looking forward to continuing to play better,” Venus, a two-time US Open champion, said.