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Kyrgios tweeted 2 words after Venus Williams picked him as ideal doubles partner

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“Thankssssss legend,” Kyrgios returned, followed by a couple of emojis.

Venus hasn’t played mixed doubles since 2006.

She played with legendary doubles player Mike Bryan, half of the record-breaking Bryan brothers, who have won 27 Grand Slam doubles titles between them as well as a gold medal at London 2012 and a Davis Cup.

They also finished runner-up at Wimbledon.

Venus, famously, has favoured to predominantly play doubles with her sister Serena.

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Together they have won every Grand Slam title, 14 in all, with their first coming at the French Open in 1999. The most recent of her titles with Serena came at last year’s Wimbledon.

She has won two mixed doubles Grand Slam events, both in 1998 with fellow American Justin Gimelstob.

In the 1998 French Open, with Gimelstob, she defeated sister Serena Williams and Argentine Luis Lobo.

The illustrious American has appeared in 16 Grand Slam singles finals, nine of which against her sister, winning two.


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