Tennis star Venus Williams will compete in the Australian Open next year.

On the 19th (hereinafter Korean time), Reuters said, “Williams will participate in the Australian Open in January next year as a wild card and play his 22nd Australian Open.”

Williams also said in a statement that day, “I have been competing for my country for 20 years,” and “I am grateful to be able to play in front of fans again and look forward to making memories on the court again.” 메이저놀이터

Williams was runner-up in the 2003 and 2017 Australian Open singles finals. He missed last year due to injury. In his doubles, he teamed up with his twin sister Serena Williams and won four championships (2001, 2003, 2009, 2010).

“Venus is an incredible player and a fan favorite,” said Australian Open director Craig Tyley. “We are delighted to welcome him back to the Australian Open.