James Blake and Venus and Serena Williams are among the nine players named to the U.S. Olympic tennis team. In August, they will be heading to China to represent America at the 2008 Olympic Summer Games.

The Olympic tennis tournament will be staged from August 10-17 at Beijing’s Olympic Green Tennis Center, with Blake and Venus playing singles and doubles, and Serena playing doubles.

At the 2000 Games, the Williams sisters became the first siblings to combine for an Olympic gold medal in doubles. Venus also won the gold in singles.

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