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Serena Williams set to play in Lexington after six-month break

The 23-time Grand Slam event champion is preparing for the inaugural Top Seed Open.
Serena Williams is set to play in Lexington.
Serena Williams is set to play in Lexington.(ESPN)
Published: Aug. 8, 2020 at 5:32 PM EDT
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Six months have passed since Serena Williams’ last tennis tournament.

The 23-time Grand Slam event champion is preparing for the inaugural Top Seed Open that begins Monday near Lexington, Kentucky.

It’s a recently added hard court tournament that serves as a tuneup for the U.S. Open.

The WTA’s first event in the U.S. since March features a field that includes sister Venus Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and rising star Coco Gauff.

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