Serena Williams will proceed her comeback at subsequent month’s Canadian Open WTA occasion in Toronto, organisers confirmed on Thursday.
The previous world No 1, who performed her first singles match in a 12 months throughout a primary spherical defeat at Wimbledon final month, was named in a star-studded area for the August 6-14 event.
Williams, who’s utilizing her protected rating to enter the primary draw, joins a area which incorporates 41 of the highest 43-ranked gamers on the earth, together with two-time French Open champion and world primary Iga Swiatek.
Williams was crushed in three units by unseeded Frenchwoman Concord Tan at Wimbledon final month.
Requested afterwards about her plans for the long run, Williams, who turns 41 later this 12 months, was coy. “Who is aware of the place I’ll pop up?” she advised reporters.
Naomi Osaka, Coco Gauff, and US Open champion Emma Raducanu are additionally within the stacked area for the event in Toronto.
The lads’s event, which can happen in Montreal, will see Rafael Nadal make his return after an damage reduce quick his Wimbledon marketing campaign.
Nadal has gained 5 occasions in Canada and will probably be out to equal Ivan Lendl’s report of six Canadian Open titles.
The sector additionally consists of world quantity 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud and Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz along with world primary Daniil Medvedev.