Serena and Venus Williams Withdraw From U.S. Open Due to Injuries

23-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams and seven-time major singles winner Venus Williams have withdrawn from the 2021 U.S. Open, the sisters announced via social media on Wednesday.

Serena took to Instagram to announce that she will not be competing in this year’s final tennis major due to a torn hamstring, stating, “After careful consideration and following the advice of my doctors and medical team, I have decided to withdraw from the US Open to allow my body to heal completely from a torn hamstring.”