As Serena Williams returns, Venus Williams says her game has not left

Serena to return at Indian Wells

The 36-year-old recently played singles for the first time this year as she joined the Tie Break Tens event in NY.

Her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, revealed the American expects to be back near top form for May's French Open - the first of three grand slams she hopes to win and eclipse Margaret Court's record of 24 major singles crowns.

Venus Williams, who also played in the Tie Break Tens event, says that while her sister may be taking things slow, the talent is still there.

Williams bowed out in the second round, gaining a 9-7 lead over China's Zhang Shuai but eventually falling 13-11.

"She is known for her comebacks, the last of which took place in 2012", he said.

Here are a few more thoughts from the 63-year-old Evert, the publisher of Tennis magazine and mother of three adult sons.

Serena Williams has admitted she nearly walked away from tennis following the birth of her first child, adding that there are still days when she doubts how she can "keep going".

In a confession, Serena said "she nearly walked away from tennis after the birth of her daughter, Olympia".

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Williams is determined to stage her resurgence to the game, though she concedes that navigating her path once more after parental duties befell her is not easy.

"I think she will be ready for Roland Garros".

"I think she will be ready for Roland Garros".

Williams has played just one Fed Cup doubles match while away from the WTA Tour. The siblings could face each other in the third round.

Williams did not play in the Australian Open this January, not because she was not necessarily fit but just for her doubts, following concerns over her ability to make an impact in Melbourne like she ordinarily would.

In a recent interview with BBC Sport, she says that she has a dream of bringing the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour to Kenya. "She's going to bring that instinct on the court with her, so I don't think she's too anxious about that".

Known for her two-handed backhand and returning almost every ball, Evert recently partnered with Osteo Bi-Flex to help keep up with the 14-year-olds on her practice courts. "I stopped the competition for five years - and I'll be back when I'm 100 per cent".

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