Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said earlier this month that Williams was " to play in the first GrandSlam of 2018, which begins January 15. This will be the first meeting between the two players.
AustralianOpen director CraigTilley has said Williams is "very likely" to defend her title at the 2018 tournament, which starts on 15 January.
After giving birth to her daughter, Alexis Olympia, in September, Williams began the slow process of returning to tennis-related activities.
Williams will play on December 30 in an exhibition match at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in AbuDhabi against world No. 7 and defending FrenchOpen champion JelenaOstapenko, the tournament announced Sunday.
It will be the first time in 10 years that a women's tennis match has taken place at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships, and will come as a major boost for fans in the region following last week's high-profile withdrawals of Rafael Nadal, Stanislas Wawrinka and Milos Raonic.
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Ostapenko broke through with a stunning FrenchOpen title, and the 20-year-old will take on Serena for the first time.
Williams has won 23 GrandSlam singles titles, a record for the professional era. This will be the first time that women have taken part in the event and it is a huge honour to be part of that history after watching the tournament for many years.
The tennis star is now set to make the Mubadala World Tennis Championship her own, as she and Ostapenko will be the first women to ever play at the event.
Brian Lott, Chief Communications Officer of Mubadala, the title sponsor of the tournament, added, "For the tennis fans in the UAE, having Serena here as part of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship weekend is a thrilling opportunity to see even more world-class tennis".
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