Venus and Serena Williams are unlike any pair of tennis players in history, and this Tuesday at the U.S. Open, they’ll be on opposite sides of the court for the 27th time.
When the sisters faced off in their first head-to-head meeting, neither athlete had turned eighteen and neither was seeded in the tournament.
The two quickly rose to the top of their sport. During one stretch from 2000 to 2003, a Williams had won 8 of 11 Grand Slam singles titles.
Since then, we’ve seen fewer all-Williams battles in Grand Slams. The sisters have only met five times in majors since 2003. But there’s still a Williams on top of the tennis world.
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Here’s How Venus Vs. Serena Has Played Out Over The Years was originally published on praisecleveland.com