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Williams sisters fall in doubles

Updated: September 3, 2012, 9:06 PM ET
Associated Press

Serena and Venus Williams exited in the third round of doubles at the U.S. Open on Monday night, losing 6-1, 6-4 to the fourth-seeded Russian pair of Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova.

The Williams sisters were seeking their 14th Grand Slam doubles title.

They hadn't played together for two years until joining up to win at Wimbledon in July, then followed that by taking the doubles gold at the London Olympics, where they beat Kirilenko and Petrova in the semifinals. Kirilenko and Petrova ...

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