Serena Williams Takes On Emma Raducanu On the Road to the U.S. Open

After a postponement because of physical problems, Williams is scheduled to play Emma Raducanu on Tuesday. Her prime target is the U.S. Open, and she will not want to take undue risks.

MASON, Ohio — The Serena Williams farewell tour is set to continue Tuesday at the Western and Southern Open.

But for how long?

The matchup — Williams vs. Emma Raducanu of Britain in the opening round — seems particularly well suited to the grand occasion that is Williams’s extended goodbye from professional tennis.

With 23 Grand Slam singles titles, she is unquestionably the greatest women’s tennis player of this era and one of the greatest athletes of any era. Raducanu, a

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