Venus & Serena Hit The Clay Of Colombia
After being out since the US Open, the Williams sisters made a return to the courts in Colombia.
Published December 02, 2011 12:00
In Medellin, Colombia recently, the Williams sisters made their return to the courts for an exhibition.
They didn't just play each other though. The two paired up with local players for a doubles match too.
For both Williams sisters, this was their first time playing since the US Open at the end of the summer.
The Williams sisters posed with a young Colombian player after the aforementioned doubles match-up.
Serena and Venus met the press ahead of their exhibition match. Serena leads their WTA series, 13-10.
Both Serena and Venus are former No.1s with 20 Grand Slam titles between them - Serena 13, Venus 7.
Serena Williams' last match at the WTA level was a loss to Samantha Stosur in the final of the US Open.
Serena Williams has said she wants to be the best player in the world again, chasing No.1 in 2012.
Serena Williams has won the biggest clay court tournament there is - the French Open, back in 2002.
Venus Williams' last match at the WTA level was a first round win at the US Open - she withdrew after.
Venus Williams missed the last few months of action due to an illness called Sjogren's syndrome.
Venus Williams has also vowed to return to the top of the rankings, in both singles and doubles, in 2012.
The Williams sisters chatted after Venus recorded a 64 76(5) victory over her younger sister Serena.
Medellin is Colombia's third-largest city and is located in the Andes at 1500 meters above sea level.
The Williams sisters held their trophies and shared a smile during the exhibition match trophy ceremony.