• Venus and Serena Williams lose Olympic doubles match for the 1st time

    Venus and Serena Williams lose Olympic doubles match for the 1st time

    Three-time doubles champions and gold medalists, sisters Serena and Venus Williams lost an Olympic match as partners for the first time, by losing in the opening round of the Rio de Janeiro Games to Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova by 6-3, 6-4.

    The Williams sisters entered Sunday’s match with a 15-0 career record in the Olympics, winning the gold medal in women’s doubles every time they entered the event: in 2000, 2008 and 2012.

    Serena said:

    “We played terrible, and it […]