NEW YORK (AP) – All four women’s semifinalists at the U.S. Open are Americans.
It’s the first time that’s happened at Flushing Meadows since 1981. It hasn’t happened at any Grand Slam tournament since Wimbledon in 1985.READ MORE: Military Plane Crashes In Residential Area, 2 Pilots Injured, 3 Homes Hit
No. 9-seeded Venus Williams will play unseeded Sloane Stephens in the first semifinal Thursday night. That will be followed by No. 15 Madison Keys against No. 20 CoCo Vandeweghe.READ MORE: Swarm Of Bees Attacks Migrant Family That Crossed Rio Grande Into Texas
The 37-year-old Williams is the only member of the quartet who has participated in a Grand Slam singles final. She owns seven major championships, two at the U.S. Open in 2000 and 2001.MORE NEWS: Rowlett Restaurant Owner Explains No-Mask Policy After Asking Family To Leave
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