Sports News – US Open

Serena Williams and Venus Williams lost in straight sets to Lucie Hradecká and Linda Nosková of the Czech Republic at the US Open on Thursday.  Serena and Venus Knocked Out of US Open Doubles – Serena Williams illustrious doubles career has likely come to an end after she and her sister Venus fell in straight sets to the Czech duo of Linda Nosková and Lucie Hradecká in the first round of the US Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. The 23-time grand slam singles and 14-time doubles champion is still set to play against Australia’s Ajla Tomljanović in the third round of the singles draw on Friday. Venus Williams lost in the first round on Tuesday. Thursday night might have been the last match for Serena and Venus as a doubles team. The Czech Republic duo of Nosková, 17, and Hradecká, 37, advanced to the second round, winning 7-6(5), 6-4. Read more at:  (Steve Almasy and Jill Martin/CNN)

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