Australian Open: Serena Williams To Face Venus In Melbourne Final

Australian Open: Serena Williams To Face Venus In Melbourne Final

Venus and Serena Williams will meet in the women’s singles final after winning their various semi-finals in Melbourne.

Venus took two and a half hours to defeat CoCo Vandeweghe in three sets, while sister, Serena took just 50 minutes to cruise past Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, dropping three games in a 6-2 6-1 demolition.


The final will be the oldest in women’s tennis history – at a combined age of 71, while Venus becomes the oldest Grand Slam finalist since Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon in 1994.

Saturday will be the ninth occasion that Venus, 36, and Serena, 35, have contested a Grand Slam final, in their near-two decades at the top of the sport.

For Serena, she’ll be attempting to win an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam singles title while while Venus hopes to win an eighth major title, first in Melbourne and first since Wimbledon in 2008.

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