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WILLIAMS, 43, “AIMS TO RETURN TO COURT NEXT MARCH” RETIREMENT IS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION

Venus Williams (USA), born in 1980, has set her sights on returning to the court in March 2024. “My goal is to be back on the court in March,” the former Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) singles world number one said in a recent post on social media, “and I’ll be ready for the U.S. tournament in March.” Williams won seven major singles titles and reached No. 1 at Wimbledon in 2000.

Along with her sister Serena Williams, she was a dominant force in women’s tennis for more than two decades, beginning in the late 1990s. At 43, she is the oldest active player on the WTA Tour and is currently ranked as low as No. 408 in the world.

She is 3-7 in main draw singles competition on the tour this year, but made a strong showing in the first round of the Western & Southern Open in August, defeating then-World No. 16 Veronika Kudermetova of Russia 2-0 (6-4 7-5).

A first-round exit at the US Open in August was Williams’ most recent result. In September, she participated in an unofficial event in Puerto Rico .She suffered a knee injury prior to the start of the US Open and plans to be back on the court by 스포츠토토존 March 2024. Williams’ sister Serena, born in 1981, retired last September.

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