Serena Williams competition(WTA)
Serena Williams will make her arrival to the WTA visit at another hardcourt competition in Kentucky in August, coordinators said Thursday (July 16).
The Top Seed Open said 23-time Grand Slam champion Williams and 2017 US Open victor Sloane Stephens will be in the field when play starts on August 10.
Williams has not played since speaking to the United States in the Fed Cup in February, before the WTA visit alongside the vast majority of worldwide game shut down in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Both the WTA visit and the men’s ATP visit are planned to continue in August.
Williams has just said she intends to enter the following planned Grand Slam competition, the US Open, which is scheduled to start in New York on August 31.
The Kentucky competition was one of two new occasions affirmed by WTA CEO Steve Simon a week ago as increments to the visit’s redone schedule. WTA activity is planned to continue with the Palermo Open in Italay beginning on August 3.
A week ago, the WTA affirmed the expansion of occasions in Prague, Czech Republic and Lexington to its temporary schedule, which presently includes 21 competitions.
The Cincinnati Masters is planned to be played at Flushing Meadows, New York in mid-August followed by the US Open, additionally at its typical Flushing Meadows home, from Aug 31-Sept 13.