US Open 2020: Serena Williams 'excited' to play in New York

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Serena Williams says she intends to play at this year's behind-closed-doors US Open and bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam.

The event will be held without fans in New York from 31 August, despite some players voicing concerns. 

But Williams, 38, said: "I really cannot wait to return to New York and play the US Open 2020."

The ATP and WTA Tours, suspended since March because of the coronavirus pandemic, will resume in early August.

This year's Wimbledon Championships were cancelled for the first time since 1945 as a result.

 

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