And she has done it! Venus Williams is back in the Australian Open final after 14 years since she lost the title to her sister Serena down under. The 36-year-old fought back after being down first set to beat fellow countrywoman Coco Vandeweghe 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-3 and is ready for a potential all Williams final on Saturday.
Here is how twitter reacted to the win:
— WTA (@WTA) January 26, 2017
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 26, 2017
36-y.o Venus Williams reaches her first Slam final since Wimbledon 2009, first at #AusOpen since 2003, beating Vandeweghe 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-3.
— Ben Rothenberg (@BenRothenberg) January 26, 2017
It's like this years #AusOpen is going all old school 👌
— Tim Verrall (@timverrall) January 26, 2017
Ageless, 36-year old marvel, Venus Williams, is into the final of the #AusOpen Truly amazing (only downside, other finalist might be Serena)
— Rod Mickleburgh (@rodmickleburgh) January 26, 2017
— VenusWilliamsFandom (@Venus_Fan4Ever) January 26, 2017
Venus Williams' pure joy from advancing to the Australian Open final is an early nominee for sports moment of the year
— J.A. Adande (@jadande) January 26, 2017