© AFP 2022 / ADRIAN DENNISVenus Williams
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MOSCOW, 20 Jul – American Venus Williams received a special invitation (wild card) to the WTA 1000 category tournament in Toronto, Canada, according to the website of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).
This match will be the first for the 42-year-old American in singles since August 2021, when she lost in the meeting of the first round of the tournament in Chicago.
Venus Williams is the older sister of Serena Williams (23 wins). She has won this category seven times. At the moment, both tennis players are not included in the world rankings in singles. Both athletes have four victories at the Olympic Games.
The tournament will be held in Toronto from 8 to 14 August.