US Open: Venus Williams outlast Petra Kvitova, all-american semies possible

The highly anticipated match between 37-year-old American who is chasing what would be her first major single title in nearly a decade and the on the other side was Petra Kvitova, who made a remarkable came back after a horrific home invasion and knife attack last December, and the due lived up to all the expectations, crushing groundstrokes and serves, the passion and fight made this match worth every penny.


Venus William will go down as of one the greatest athlete in world of sports, she continues to define odd even at the wrong side of thirty, she once again proved she is far from finished after defeating Petra Kvitova in a final-set-tie-break.

The highly anticipated match between 37-year-old American who is chasing what would be her first major single title in nearly a decade and the on the other side was Petra Kvitova, who made a remarkable came back after a horrific home invasion and knife attack last December, and the due lived up to all the expectations, crushing groundstrokes and serves, the passion and fight made this match worth every penny.

In the end, ninth seed William came on top after an intense battle, defeating 13th seeded Petra 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, earning herself a semifinal berth with an American power player of different generation, the unseeded 24-year old Sloane Stephens.

There is also a possibility of an all American women’s semifinals. "I would love the top four, five to be that (American) again," added Williams. "That would be huge."

"I was so fortunate to win that match," said Williams. "It came down to the wire and I'm hoping we have more matches like that."