2015 Wuhan Open cham­pion Venus Wil­liams to re­turn to Wuhan next month

Changjiang Weekly - - TOP NEWS - By Jessie Fan

Seven-time Grand Slam sin­gles cham­pion Venus Wil­liams will re­turn to Wuhan Open af­ter ac­cept­ing a wild­card in­vi­ta­tion.

Wil­liams is cur­rently com­pet­ing at the US Open. Her en­try means that all 20 of the WTA world's top play­ers are set to com­pete in Wuhan.

Wil­liams won the sin­gles ti­tle in Wuhan in 2015. With Wil­liams' en­try, Wuhan Open will host all three of its former sin­gles cham­pi­ons; Pe­tra Kvi­tova (2014, 2016) and Caro­line Gar­cia ( 2017) are also en­tered into the tour­na­ment.

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