The first semifinalist of the Open championship of the USA became American. Venus Williams beat Czech Petra Kvitova 6:3, 3:6, 7:6.
In the semifinals she will play Sloane Stephens, who defeated Anastasia Sevastova (Latvia) 6:3, 3:6, 7:6.
The other two semifinals will be held today. They are:
Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) — Coco Undeva (USA)
Madison keys (USA) — Kaya of Kanepi (Estonia).