Serena Williams´ Full 2016 schedule: she will not defend her Cincinnati title!



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Serena Williams´ Full 2016 schedule: she will not defend her Cincinnati title!

Through her official website, the world no. 1 Serena Williams announced the schedule of her 2016 season. The American will play 12 tournaments from now until the end of the year. Williams will be in Indian Wells and Miami, but will skip the first important tournament on clay, Stuttgart, while will taking part in Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros thereafter.

Like last year, this year too, the world no. 1 will not play any event on grass before Wimbledon. Then, she will be playing Montreal and the Rio Olympics, and will not defend her title in Cincinnati before the US Open! Finally she will return to Wuhan and Beijing, two events from which she'd withdrawn last year.

Her last tournament for the season is the WTA Finals in Singapore. As per her schedule, Serena will now have to defend three titles: in Miami, Roland Garros and Wimbledon. ALSO READ: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and British Davis Cup team among Candidates Nominated for Laureus Award!