We all know what the Williams sisters have accomplished in singles (9-going-on-10 Majors for Serena, 7 for Venus) but even hard-core fans under-appreciate their joint doubles careers. Of the 17 Majors they’ve entered together, the two have won seven doubles titles (the photo above is from their 1999 US Open victory.) 2008 was a banner year for the Williams team – winning both the Wimbledon doubles championship (a few hours after they played each other for the singles title) and doubles Gold at the Bejing Olympics. Talk about a dynamic duo.
And the Williams sisters are still in it to win it Down Under (where they’ve already won twice). They will face the ninth-seeded team of Hantuchova/Sugiyama in the final.
It should be a good match – watch it LIVE tonight (Thursday) on Tennis Channel at 11:00 pm EST.