LEXINGTON (US), July 17: Serena Williams is planning to make her return to competition at a new hard-court tournament in Kentucky next month.
It�ll be the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion�s first action since playing for the US in the Fed Cup in February, before all sanctioned tennis was shut down the next month because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The women�s and men�s professional tennis tours are scheduled to resume in August.
The Kentucky event, called the Top Seed Open, announced Thursday that Williams and 2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens will be in the field when play begins there August 10. � AP