Williams Sisters Go To War at U.S. Open, Best Matchup Yet…

I just know the tennis world is so giddy since the girls refocused all their energy toward the sport. As I had said before they were starting to get blinded by the shimmer of Tinseltown but they have plenty of time for that when they are retired. For now more great tennis!!

 

 

Serena Williams (L) and her sister Venus (R), each react in this combination photo during their quarter-final match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows in New York September 3, 2008. REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky

Serena Williams (L) and her sister Venus (R), each react in this combination photo during their quarter-final match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows in New York September 3, 2008. REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Serena Williams fought off 10 set points to prevail in the greatest duel yet with sister Venus, a heart-stopping 7-6 7-6 victory that put her in the U.S. Open semi-finals Wednesday.

Played with uncommon ferocity and passion from both combatants, Serena emerged triumphant in the grueling two hour 25 minute battle to reach the final four at Flushing Meadows for the first time since her 2002 win.

The eight-times grand slam winner turned away two set points in the first 8-6 tiebreaker and eight more in the second set, including four in the final 9-7 tiebreak, which ended with a Venus forehand drive landing beyond the baseline.

“I can’t believe I won,” Serena said courtside. “Wow”

 

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2 thoughts on “Williams Sisters Go To War at U.S. Open, Best Matchup Yet…

  1. Pingback: Williams Sisters Go To War at U.S. Open, Best Matchup Yet… | Maria Sharapova Blog

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