Venus Williams Reaches Her First Australian Open Semifinal Since 2003

By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY January 23, 2017 MELBOURNE, Australia — Venus Williams provided further proof on Tuesday that this is a throwback Australian Open, reaching her first semifinal here in Melbourne since 2003. Williams, 36, defeated the 24th-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 6-4, 7-6 (3), in a big-hitting quarterfinal in the sunshine in Rod Laver Arena. Williams… Continue reading