Venus Williams returns to the Wimbledon mixed doubles, bringing her tennis hiatus to a close.

After all, Venus Williams will compete at Wimbledon for the 24th time.

Williams, who has five Wimbledon singles titles, will not compete in the competition this year for the second time since her debut in 1997.

But she was on the mixed doubles entry list released on Wednesday, coupled with Brit Jamie Murray, Andy Murray’s older brother who has two Wimbledon mixed doubles titles.

Williams last competed in a competitive match in August, then withdrew from the US Open due to a leg ailment. Her singles ranking has dropped to No. 570, although she may still enter singles events as a wild card.

Williams competed in mixed doubles at a Grand Slam for the first time in 13 years in 2019, joining up with Andy Murray for Murray’s return to Wimbledon after hip surgery. She shared the court with Nick Kyrgios at Wimbledon last year.

She was eliminated in the second round both times. Williams has two major mixed doubles titles, having won the Australian Open in 1998 and the French Open in 1998 with Justin Gimelstob.

She is also 14-0 in major finals women’s doubles finals in her career, winning all of them with sister Serena. Venus watched Serena’s first-round singles play at Centre Court on Tuesday night, a three-set loss to Harmony Tan.


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