Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams reveals Serena Williams, Reilly Opelka and Grigor Dimitrov are the Tour colleagues she would invite for a dinner. In 2006, Williams launched EleVen, a girls’s solely clothes line.
Via the EleVen Instagram account, Williams held a Q&A session and one fan needed to know the names of the gamers she would invite for a dinner. Williams then named the three gamers she is the closest to on the Tour.
“Serena Williams, Reilly Opelka, and Grigor Dimitrov. Sorry, just have to pick my best friends on tour,” Williams stated.
Williams getting ready for a comeback
Williams, 42, hasn’t performed a singles match since final 12 months’s August.
This week, Williams was confirmed for Washington and Toronto. The Citi Open in Washington kicks off on August 1 and that is the place Williams is predicted to play her first singles match in 12 months. The week after Washington, Williams is predicted to compete on the onerous courts of Toronto.
Serena Williams was confirmed for Toronto final week, whereas the match organizers confirmed Venus Williams this week. “We are thrilled to have both Venus and Serena playing the National Bank Open presented by Rogers this year,” Toronto Match Director Karl Hale stated in an announcement.
“They have meant a great deal to our sport and having them at a tournament really puts a spark in everyone from the fans, tournament staff, and even the other players. They’re two of the greatest players in history and we look forward to hosting them in Toronto”.
Williams competed at this previous Wimbledon however solely within the combined doubles occasion. After arriiving to Wimbledon, Williams bought impressed as she and Jamie Murray requested for a combined doubles wildcard. As anticipated, the Wimbledon organizers granted Williams and Murray a combined doubles wildcard.
Of their crew debut, Williams and Murray reached the Wimbledon combined doubles last-16 earlier than shedding to Alicia Barnett and Jonny O’Mara.