by April Watts (Photo by Carla Watts)
Venus Williams kicked off the Washington Kastles' 2011 season at Kastles Stadium in SW, DC.
Last night, Venus Williams played her first US match this year in the Washington Kastles’ season opener against World Tennis Tournament defending champions, Kansas City Explorers.
Williams lost her singles set to Christina McHale but, won mixed doubles with partner Leander Paes and sealed the Kastles’ victory in overtime with doubles partner Rennae Stubbs. Get more details on the overtime win at the Washington Kastles’ website.
Thursday, July 7th, Serena Williams will be in town to help the Washington Kastles take on the Boston Lobsters. Tickets to that match are already sold out. But there is still time to nab seats to see the John McEnroe, July 12th. View the complete schedule for the Katsles’ 2011 WTT season.