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Serena Williams vs. World No. 2 Anett Kontaveit at the US Open

Serena Williams vs. World No. 2 Anett Kontaveit at the US Open

Serena Williams, who aims to end her storied tennis career, will face world number 2 Anett Kontaveit of Estonia after the US Open.

Serena Williams vs. World No. 2 Anett Kontaveit at the US Open

Williams began US Open singles play on Monday with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Montenegro's Danka Kovini?. It was Williams' third match since announcing in Vogue magazine that she will retire from tennis after the US Open.

Serena Williams vs. World No. 2 Anett Kontaveit at the US Open

Williams will also open doubles play with her sister Venus Williams on Wednesday.

Serena Williams vs. World No. 2 Anett Kontaveit at the US Open

The opening round win over Kovini? was Serena's best since returning from injury.

Serena Williams vs. World No. 2 Anett Kontaveit at the US Open

She has managed to win just one match since returning in June and has been unable to match the form that helped her win her last Grand Slam title in 2017.

Serena Williams vs. World No. 2 Anett Kontaveit at the US Open