Venus Williams seized her moment to win a thrilling clash with Petra Kvitova and reach her first US Open semi-final in seven years. Williams said: 'It definitely felt like a special match.
Williams perseveres to advance to semifinals against Sloane Stephens.
In a hard-fought battle that pushed American tennis star Venus Williams, the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open came to an exciting conclusion as she battled her way to success over Czech Republic player Petra Kvitova. Venus Williams entered the night riding a wave of success she and her fellow Americans enjoyed, as four U.S. Show More Summary
US Open Wed 6 Sep, AT 11:30 Kvitova’s ‘amazing’ run ends against Williams Women's singles semi-finals could see an all-American line-up
Williams became the oldest woman to reach a semifinal in the U.S. Open after defeating Petra Kvitova.
In a quarterfinal matchup, Venus Williams and Petra Kvitova battled three sets before the former took her spot in the semifinals. Venus Williams was pushed to three sets once again, but she prevailed in Tuesday’s quarterfinal match against Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(2). Show More Summary
The U.S. Open quarterfinal between Venus Williams and Petra Kvitova is being delayed in the second set while the retractable roof above Arthur Ashe Stadium is closed because of rain
NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - A look at the form and records of America's Venus Williams and Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova ahead of their quarter-final match at the U.S. Open on Tuesday:
NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - A look at the 2017 record of American Venus Williams and Czech Petra Kvitova ahead of their quarter-final match at the U.S. Open on Tuesday (prefix number denotes seeding).
In this year of tennis comebacks they hardly come more poignant than that of Petra Kvitova, who now finds herself within three wins of an unlikely US Open title.
NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will battle seven-time grand slam title holder Venus Williams in a mouth-watering quarter-final to kick off the night session on center court at the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
Petra Kvitova has worked hard to return after sustaining injuries in an attack last year.
Petra Kvitova established herself as a contender for what would be the most remarkable of titles after defeating Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza in the fourth round of the US Open.
NEW YORK, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Czech Petra Kvitova added another chapter to her comeback story by stunning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza in straight sets to reach the U.S. Open quarter-finals, while Maria Sharapova's return to the big stage ended in defeat to Latvian Anastasija Sevastova.
Venus Williams reached the quarterfinals for the 12th time, and Petra Kvitova, returning from an attack, defeated third-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza.
NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - After a five-month injury layoff, Petra Kvitova is taking a relaxed approach to the U.S. Open and it paid off on Sunday when the Czech upset pre-tournament favourite Garbine Muguruza to reach the quarter-finals.
Comebacks were the common thread woven through the round-of-16 matches played by Maria Sharapova, Sloane Stephens and Petra Kvitova on Sunday at the U.S. Open. The other match was about Venus Williams coming back to the happily familiar place where she was a surprise runner-up as a gangly 17-year-old...
Petra Kvitova did not come to the U.S. Open planning to reach the quarterfinals or beat a top-five opponent to do so