Serena Williams Beats Big Sister Venus in Sibling Showdown at U.S. Open: 'She's My Best Friend, She Means the World to Me'

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PEOPLE.com—The sister show down is complete! Serena Williams beat her big sister, Venus Williams, 6-1, 6-2 in their highly-anticipated matchup on Friday at the U.S. Open in Queens — their 30th head-to-head match since they first competed against each other 20 years ago. The sisters — Serena seeded 17th and Venus 16th — played each other in the third round of the Grand Slam tournament. Serena, 36, beat out Venus, 38, with 2-0 in sets and will now move on to the round of 16. “It’s not easy,” Serena said of...

Serena, Venus Williams set up U.S. Open sisters showdown. Serena and Venus will play in the third round, their earliest Grand Slam meeting since the 1998 Australian Open.