All the Best Photos of Williams Sisters, Rafael Nadal Playing Badminton at the Palace Invitational

Ahead of the U.S. Open, some of tennis' biggest names and rising stars had fun on the badminton court at the Lotte New York Palace's annual The Palace Invitational

Serena Williams and Venus Williams
Serena Williams, Venus Williams. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty
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Serena and Venus Williams

Serena Williams and Venus Williams
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The Williams sisters posed with the trophies after defeating Coco Gauff and Rafael Nadal in their badminton game.

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Serena Williams

Serena Williams
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Serena was paired with her sister, Venus.

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The Williams Sisters and Rafael Nadal

Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams
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Ahead of their face-off, Serena and Venus chatted with Nadal.

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Sam Querrey and Daniil Medvedev

Sam Querrey and Daniil Medvedev
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American tennis star Querrey posed for a photo with Russia's Medvedev.

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Venus Williams

Venus Williams
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Venus posed with an oversized autograph-ready tennis ball ahead of the mini tournament.

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Rafael Nadal and Coco Gauff

Rafael Nadal and Cori "Coco" Gauff
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Midway through his match, Nadal's partner, Today cohost Dylan Dreyer, subbed out and teen phenom Gauff took the court.

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Rafael Nadal and Coco Gauff

Rafael Nadal and Cori "Coco" Gauff
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Nadal and Gauff ultimately fell to the Williams women.

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Serena and Venus Williams

Serena Williams and Venus Williams
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The superstar sisters seemed to be having fun on the court.

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Dylan Dreyer, Rafael Nadal, Coco Gauff, Serena Williams and Venus Williams

Dylan Dreyer, Rafael Nadal, Cori "Coco" Gauff, Serena Williams and Venus Williams
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After the match, the competitors were all still in good spirits.

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Coco Gauff

2019 Palace Invitational At Lotte New York Palace
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Coco Gauff posed for a selfie with a fan.

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Mischa Zverev, Rafael Nadal, Sam Querrey, Daniil Medvedev, Serena Williams, Alexander Zverev, Venus Williams and Coco Gauff

2019 Palace Invitational At Lotte New York Palace
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All the competitors posed together.

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