After taking a yr lengthy break from tennis following the start of her daughter, Serena Williams is formally again to compete in 2018.
She withdrew from the Australian Open in January after she stated she wasn’t the place she needed to be bodily, however made her return on the U.S. Fed Cup match on Feb. eleven.
With some query as to which occasions and what number of Williams would take part on this yr, her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, revealed her plans to play in most of the main tournaments, together with all three remaining grand slams. He added that the load can be lighter than regular.
“She will’t do seasons like 2013 or 2014,” stated Mouratoglou in an interview with The New York Occasions . “In 2013, she gained eleven tournaments. That was herculean. She doesn’t have the identical age, and I’m unsure she even needs that anymore. The main target for her can be on the large moments.”
Williams will compete at Indian Wells, Miami, Madrid, Rome, the French Open, Wimbledon, one onerous courtroom occasion nonetheless to be determined in August, the U.S. Open and the WTA Finals in Singapore if she makes it into the highest eight. Mouratoglou additionally added that each he and Williams have been assured in her return to tennis.
“She’s coming again as a result of she believes she will win, in any other case, she wouldn’t be coming again.”
This is the listing of the tournaments Williams is about to play at in 2018:
Serena Williams’ 2018 schedule
|Indian Wells||California, USA||March 7-18|
|Miami Open||Florida, USA||March 20-31|
|Madrid Open||Madrid, Spain||Might 5-12|
|Rome||Rome, Italy||Might 14-20|
|French Open||Paris, France||Might 27-June 10|
|U.S. Open||New York, USA||Aug. 27-Sep. 9|