Sports

Serena And Venus Williams To Play Olympic Doubles

View Comments
World champion tennis players Venus (R) and Serena Williams (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

World champion tennis players Venus (R) and Serena Williams (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Featured Items

77820352_8Hot Cheerleader - Funny Faces 2014

Small-WttJersey Ads Are Coming

Small-WttWatch: Are You Smarter Than A 6-10?

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_815 Things Men Think About During Sex

77820352_8 Renee Zellweger Releases Statement About 'New Face' Rumors

2835932 Serena And Venus Williams To Play Olympic DoublesTexas Beef Re-Called

77820352_8The Sexiest Halloween Costumes

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) Serena and Venus Williams have been chosen to extend their unbeaten streak in Olympic doubles when they seek a third gold medal in the event beginning late next month.

Andy Roddick and John Isner were selected for men’s doubles on the U.S. team announced Tuesday.

As expected, the Olympic eligibility of the Williams sisters received final approval from the International Tennis Federation, and they’ll play singles as well as doubles. They’ve never lost in Olympic doubles competition while taking the gold together in 2000 and 2008.

Venus Williams also won the gold in singles in 2000, and she’s the only three-time gold medalist in U.S. tennis history. Next month she’ll become the first American tennis player to compete in four Olympics.

MORE>>>

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,190 other followers