US Open Roundup: Venus Williams Wins Dramatic Tie Breaker To Set Up All American…

first_imgNext up for Venus Williams is fellow American, Sloane Stephens, who Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 3-6 7-6 (7-4) to reach her first career Grand Slam semi final.Venus Williams, who won the US Open in 2000 and 2001, is having a remarkable 2017, reaching Australian Open and Wimbledon final.RelatedUS Open: Venus Williams Crashes Out As Unstoppable Madison Keys beats Vandeweghe To Reach FinalSeptember 8, 2017In “Tennis”Flashback Friday: Venus Williams’ First Grand Slam TitleSeptember 8, 2017In “Features”US Open 2017: Sharapova & Muguruza Out, Williams & Kvitova into Quaters.September 4, 2017In “Sports” World number nine, Venus Williams needed a dramatic final set tie breaker victory over Czech’s Petra Kvitova to reach her 23rd career Grand Slam semi-final.37-year-old Venus defeated Kvitova 6-3 3-6 7-6 (7-2) in two hours and 35 minutes to make her first US Open semi final in seven years.Speaking immediately after the game, Venus said: “I was so fortunate to win that match,”“It came down to the wire and I’m hoping we have more matches like that.”last_img read more