Serena Williams Sets Date To Return To Tennis Before US Open 2020

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The Top Seed Tennis Club finally announced the first participant at the Top Seed Open 2020. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams is the first confirmed entrant for the new WTA event.

“Top Seed Tennis Club is excited to announce that Serena Williams will be joining the 2020 Top Seed Open.”  the Top Seed Tennis Club wrote on its official Instagram page. 

This event is going to mark the American’s return to tennis after an enforced break due to the pandemic. Williams has also confirmed her participation in the upcoming US Open 2020, which has stirred some talks.

Serena Williams

Serena has won 23 singles Grand Slam titles, the highest in the open era and the second-best ever after Margaret Court. The Australian record holder has won 24 grand slam singles titles in her career, and people wait to see if the American can equal Margaret’s record.

Sloane Stephens Also Joins With Serena Williams In The WTA New Event

Top Seed Open is the first WTA event in the United States on the tennis tour resumption. The event will take place from 10th August to 17th August this year.

Both singles and doubles matches will take place during the event, promising more entertainment for the viewers! The Top Seed Open will be rewarding its players with more than $225,000 in prize money.

But the former world number one is not the only one to return to action, Sloane Stephens has also confirmed her presence for the Top Seed Open. Stephens was former world number three and champion at the 2017 US Open. “We are happy to add Sloane Stephens to 2020.”, posted Top Seed Tennis Club on their Instagram page.

Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens

Besides, The Top Seed Open is going to be functioning as a substitute for the Citi Open in Washington this year. On the other hand, the Citi open is organizing only a men’s singles event on the tennis tour restart.

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Although, Everybody is eagerly waiting for the top seed club to reveal the names of the other competitors at the event and the matches to begin at the top seed Tennis Club in Nicholasville.


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