The 23-time grand slam champion withdrew from last year’s tournament at Flushing Meadows with a torn hamstring, but she has entered this year’s with a safeguarded rating of 16.
Williams has also been named among the preliminary entry checklist for August’s Cincinnati Masters as she returns to the US Open Sequence.
Former US Open up champions Naomi Osaka, Bianca Andreescu and Emma Raducanu will also be current in Ohio.
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Williams returned to action after pretty much a calendar year away from the sport in the WTA event in Eastbourne in June in the women’s doubles, before competing in the singles at Wimbledon.
Pursuing an interesting defeat to Harmony Tan in the initial round on Centre Court docket at SW19, Williams mentioned she was aiming for a US Open return.
“When you are at residence, particularly in New York, and the US Open up, that currently being the initial put I have received a grand slam, is one thing that’s usually tremendous special” she said. “There is certainly definitely loads of motivation to get better and to enjoy at dwelling.”
The 40-calendar year-previous will also contend at the Canadian Open up coming month as she ramps up her preparations for the US Open.
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