Posted October 31, 2012 on AP on Fox
Only a few months after winning their third Olympic doubles gold medal, Serena and Venus Williams say they are eagerly awaiting the 2016 Rio Games. Serena says ''it's our main goal. We were talking ... about how we can't wait to get to Rio. And obviously, bearing that we're both healthy, that's our goal to be there.'' Venus Williams says ''that's what we've begun preparing for.'' Last week, Serena beat Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-4 to win the WTA Championships final in Istanbul. Venus and Serena have teamed to win 13 Grand Slam doubles titles and won Olympic gold in doubles in 2000, 2008 and 2012.

Dancing Venus tops Serena in Nigeria

A dancing, smiling Venus Williams topped her sister Serena in an exhibition match in Nigeria's largest city, saying her win showed 2013 ''is going to be a great year.'' Venus won 6-4, 7-5 on Friday at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club. Despite a 33-degree (91 F) heat that felt like 38 (101), Venus appeared loose during play, at one point dancing at an intermission,...

Williams sisters look ahead to 2016 Rio Olympics

Serena and Venus Williams plan to play doubles at the 2016 Rio Games for a chance to win their fourth gold medal. The sisters, accompanied by their mother Oracene Price, will play an exhibition match against each other Friday in Nigeria's largest city of Lagos. They are excited about competing in Rio de Janeiro, even though the games are four years away. ''It's...
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