September 6, 2017
Venus Williams of the United States celebrates after defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2) in a quarterfinal at the U.S. Open on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in New York. (Kathy Willens/AP)
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Venus reaches 3rd major semifinal of the season
NEW YORK — When her work was done, her first trip to the U.S. Open semifinals since 2010 secured, if just barely, Venus Williams sat in her sideline chair and beamed.