Venus & Serena Williams lost an Olympic double match yesterday against Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic beat the Williams sisters 6-3 eliminating them in the first round, NBC reports.
This defeat marks the first time the Williams sisters have ever lost an Olympics pairs game. They previously took home gold medals in 2000, 2008, and 2012.
Twitter erupted after she and Venus lost the doubles match.
— Melissa Lippert (@MelLippert) August 7, 2016
Venus and Serena bounced in the 1st round pic.twitter.com/aYanmAtOOW
— Krystal Klear (@Aviator_Floyd) August 7, 2016
don't talk to me at all about Venus and Serena right now… just. do. not. pic.twitter.com/k0YvDor6Yk
— Michael Sanders (@MDwightKeller) August 7, 2016