Serena Williams Schedule for the 2021 Season

January 8, 2021 4:30 pm

Every tennis fan will have their eyes glued on the 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams in 2021. For a third season, she will campaign for the much-awaited 24th major of her career. In what looks like an almost impossible challenge, one can still never rule out the American great.

Last year, Serena started her season with a bang, winning the Auckland Open. It remains to date her first and only title as a mother. She also became the only player in the professional era to have won a title in each of the last four decades.

Further ahead, her second-best performance came at the US Open, where she lost in the semifinals. At the 2020 French Open, Serena withdrew on account of an Achilles’ injury.

However, all that is in the past now as the WTA season has already kick-started in Abu Dhabi. For the American, her season will start at one of the two WTA tune-up events in Melbourne Park; it is still not confirmed which one. Besides that, take a look at the tournaments Serena will probably play in 2021.

Serena Williams of the USA celebrates with daughter Alexis Olympia after winning the final match against Jessica Pegula of the USA at ASB Tennis Centre in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Schedule for Serena Williams in 2021

The list is only provisional and can change according to different circumstances.

Date Tournament Location Draw Size Classification Surface
8 Feb – 15 Feb Australian Open Melbourne, Australia 128 Grand Slam Hard
22 Mar – 29 Mar Miami Open Miami Gardens, United States 128 WTA 1000 Hard
10 May Italian Open Rome, Italy 64 WTA 1000 Clay
24 May – 31 May French Open Paris, France 128 Grand Slam Clay
28 Jun – 5 July The Championships, Wimbledon London, Great Britain 128 Grand Slam Grass
26 Jul Tokyo Olympics Tokyo, Japan 64 Olympic Games Hard
9 Aug Canadian Open Toronto, Canada 56 WTA 1000 Hard
16 Aug Cincinnati Open Mason, United States 64 WTA 1000 Hard
30 Aug – 6 Sept US Open New York City, United States 128 Grand Slam Hard
Tba* Indian Wells Masters Tucson, California 128 Masters 1000 Hard

*Note: Indian Wells Masters has been postponed until further notice due to coronavirus spread in the USA.

Due to the shortened 2020 season, the 39-year-old had participated in seven tournaments only. With enough time off and after recovering fully from her injury, Serena will try for #24 starting with the Australian Open.

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – AUGUST 13: Serena Williams serves during her match against Venus Williams during Top Seed Open – Day 4 at the Top Seed Tennis Club on August 13, 2020, in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Williams also has a good chance to equal or even break Margaret Court’s record, considering she will play every Slam. Fans will definitely side with her to do what many experts deem as impossible.

The American has claimed that her best in tennis is yet to come. Do you think Serena will claim her #24 in this year?

Also Read: Naomi Osaka’s Schedule for the 2021 Season

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