The Williams sisters have been absolutely dominant throughout their careers. And though they have entered the twilight period where age will begin to catch up to them, there’s no doubt that they’re still playing at the top level. Serena Williams remains the top ranked woman in the world! Meanwhile, older sister Venus Williams is still ranked number 16 at the age of 35! Luckily for Wimbledon fans, the pair will be facing off against one another in the 4th round on People’s Day, one of the competition’s most enticing sessions.
Wimbledon has been among the most successful tournaments for both sisters. Both have won the event 5 times, often times blowing away the competition. They’ve also met in the tournament 5 times, with Serena leading the way 3-2. Each of those high magnitude encounters of the past occurred in the semifinals or finals due to their often-superior rankings. However, with Venus dropping a bit in recent years, Monday’s match will take place a bit earlier in the 4th round. Here is a look back at their meeting in the 2008 final:
This premature meeting will sway few tennis fans from tuning in, however. A chance to see a Grand Slam Williams sisters’ match is a rare thing and there’s bound to only be a few of these left before one retires. Additionally, this is a chance to see two of the world’s greatest athletes going at in one more time, with all the history and family ties intertwined between them.
Williams' sisters to face off on #Monday – #PeoplesDay at #Wimbledon2015! "#Venus is in better form than I am. She has a little bit of an advantage, but at least one of us will be in the quarter-final." – #SerenaWilliams #WimbledonTickets for Quarters, Semis & Finals still remain → www.tennistours.com/wimbledon/tickets #gradnslamtennis #wta #sistersister
Further, this Monday marks the beginning of the 2nd week at Wimbledon. People’s Day kicks off the event and is often one of fans’ most anticipated sessions of play. As the player numbers dwindle in the later stages, here is where only the world’s best remains, and where upsets abound and new stars are born. What better way to kick off the home stretch of Wimbledon 2015 than with a mouthwatering tennis match between Serena and Venus Williams! While tickets for this day are sold out, last minute deals can be found through Championship Tennis Tours for the quarterfinals, semifinals, and even finals of this year’s Wimbledon Championships.
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