Venus Williams to play Danielle Collins

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams will probably be enjoying in opposition to Danielle Collins in a Dallas exhibition on 4 February. Between 07-13 February, Dallas will probably be internet hosting a males’s ATP 250 event. However for the 2023 version, the event organizers additionally determined to host a ladies’s exhibition match.

The match will definitely draw a number of consideration and curiosity since Williams is an all-time nice, whereas Collins made the Australian Open closing earlier this 12 months. “We’re thrilled to announce that Venus Williams will be a part of us in our inaugural showcase of ladies’s tennis on the 2023 ATP Dallas Open, enjoying within the Ladies’s Tennis Basic.

Along with a few of the finest names within the sport anticipated to compete within the ATP Dallas Open, having a legend like Venus be a part of us simply provides to a improbable week of tennis,” event director Peter Lebedevs mentioned.

Williams hinted she plans to play once more in 2023

In early August, Williams performed her first singles event in 12 months.

In the long run, Williams ended up competing in 4 tournaments throughout the North American onerous court docket swing. In a latest video uploaded on her YouTube channel, Williams indicated she would play once more in 2023. “Lots of people have been asking me, ‘are you gonna play once more?’ I like tennis and I want to play once more and I’ll let you recognize precisely when.

I have been truthfully hitting the court docket so much and let me inform you after I hit the court docket, proper after the doubles match that we performed on the US Open. I instantly booked the court docket the subsequent day and I went to each single observe in New York.

I hit indoors and I have been hitting ever since,” Williams mentioned in a video uploaded on her YouTube channel. It stays to be seen what Williams precisely plans for 2023.