"She made it to the final of a Grand Slam", he said.
Stephens won them both and wound up getting 10 of the final 11 points, the last one on Williams' exhausted-looking service return. Both women are also Americans, like Williams and Stephens, comprising an All-American semifinal, and accordingly, a final.
Sloane Stephens watched January's Australian Open from her couch, a large cast on her left foot rendering her immobile and raising questions in her mind about her ability to bounce back from the injury.
The world number 83, playing her second major semi but first since 2013, took her chances and delivered in huge moments during a thrilling final set. "But if there's someone I have to lose to today, I'm glad it's her".
Saying earlier she was simply happy to be running around on courts, Stephens did a lot of running on Saturday to deny the 22-year-old Keys in what turned out to be a one-sided contest.
Seven-time Grand Slam champion and ninth seed Williams made 51 unforced errors which costed her the match. She was unstoppable thereafter, closing the set 6-3.
CoCo Vandeweghe outlasted Karolina Pliskova 6 (4)-7 (7), 3-6 while Madison Keys overpowers Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-3 to be in the semifinals. She said it herself, maybe I should retire today because this is the best day, I can't top this.
In all my time playing the first Destiny , the one thing I took away from the game is that people love their dance emotes. Having said that, we do know that it will still be an elimination match type where players can earn special rewards.
Venus Williams , of the United States, returns a shot from Carla Suarez-Navarro, of Spain, during the fourth round of the U.S. She served a 15-month ban for that, returning to the tour this April with a ranking too low to get into Grand Slam events.
The US, UK and other Western allies are prone to impose new heavy sanctions on Pyongyang even outside the UN Security Council. In his published comments, Putin said the situation was "balancing on the brink of a large-scale conflict".
Michigan's offense has produced four touchdowns in two games, and the defense has three TDs and a safety in that same time frame. Defensively, Michigan football yields 17.0 points and 192.0 total yards per game, 181.0 in passing and 11.0 in rushing.
On Day 1 of the tournament, Sharapova won a three-set thriller under the lights against No. 2 seed Simona Halep. Venus Williams, of the United States, serves to Maria Sakkari, of Greece, during the third round of the U.S.
US President Donald Trump has said that "talking is not the answer" in dealing with North Korea's military operations. North Korea hates such displays of USA military might at close range and will likely respond with fury.
Where the two sets of renders do match up is in their depiction of a vertically arranged dual-lens rear camera. Naturally, the new model will be more powerful than its predecessor and will run a newer version of Android.
Washington and Kabul have long accused Islamabad of turning a blind eye to the issue of safe havens for Afghan militant groups. This is too costly to China. "All this said, I don't think this will lead to any policy shifts in Pakistan".
The members of the 179th Infantry Regiment and the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team were packed and ready to go to Austin. The guardsmen will conduct search and rescue operations, as well as other mission requirements as needed.
Despite the court ruling, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said her country will stick by its refusal to take in refugees. It's not clear what consequences there will be, if any, for member states that refuse to take in migrants.
Less than a minute later, the Tide took back the ball again when Levi Wallace picked off Francois' pass at the FSU 42-yard line. On the same play that Florida State was called for pass interference, Alabama's sideline was hit with a delay of game penalty.
For that though, Sri Lanka will need to raise its game significantly, because India is not going to be complacent about this game. For Rohit Sharma, who had a bad ODI record in Sri Lanka before the start of the series, it was an interesting series.
SpaceX to launch top-secret military vehicle
The Orbital Test Vehicle 5 (OTV-5) is taking off from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The blastoff, scheduled for Wednesday and delayed due to the bad weather, was SpaceX's first shot at launching the X-37B.
PM Modi arrives in New Delhi after two-nation tour
Estimates vary between 1.5 million and 2.5 million about the number of people of Indian origin living in Myanmar. He had visited the country in 2014 to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)-India summit.
Canada central bank ups key lending rate to 1.0pc
Interestingly, the BoC did also reference elevated household indebtedness and the impact that these rate rises could have on it. At its previous meeting in July, the BoC raised its key rate for the first time in seven years, also by 25 basis points.
BJP, RSS not linked to Lankesh's murder: Gadkari
Also, he said his Government has an "open mind" to an investigation by the CBI, a demand made by the slain journalist's family. Since dusk, candlelight vigils were held in Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai , Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram.
Temple Community Shaken Up By Student's Murder
Philadelphia police said Sunday a body found on property belonging to Hupperterz's relative was identified as Burleigh. In a Facebook post shared Saturday, Edward Burleigh called his daughter a "beautiful angel" who is now in heaven.
Xiaomi Mi 7 to debut with 6-inch screen, Snapdragon 845 SoC
If this turns out to be true, then Xiaomi will be the first company to pack its product with the unreleased chipset next year. Besides this, the screenshots also reveal the presence of 4400mAh battery in the Mi Mix 2 , along with a 20MP rear camera.
N. Korea Close to Long Range Missile Capability
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch was a "curtain-raiser of its resolute countermeasures" against the U.S. Constant North Korean provocations do not seriously disturb Seoul-based foreigners like Matthew Crawford either.
Team USA's dimming World Cup hopes explained
The US visit Honduras on Tuesday, while Costa Rica host Mexico . "We made some critical errors , and we didn't have a good night". The Americans could fall to fifth depending on later results involving Panama and Honduras , who played Trinidad and Tobago .
Rohingya crisis deepens as 50000 flee
Bangladeshi authorities have been stopping Rohingyas from entering the country since last week. "It's mostly women and children". An aid worker with an global agency in Bangladesh reports: "What we're seeing is that many Rohingya people are sick".