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As other stars waver, Serena Williams says she’ll play in the US Open

By Christopher Clarey

As the tennis tours laid out their road maps earlier this week for a return to play in August, Serena Williams confirmed her desire to be a major part of those comeback plans and to play in this year’s U.S. Open.

“Ultimately I really cannot wait to return to New York and play,” she said Wednesday in a video message. “I feel like the USTA is going to do a really good job of ensuring everything is amazing and everything is perfect and everyone is safe.”

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