American tennis ace Venus Williams overcame a spirited challenge from fellow US mate Coco Vandeweghe to win her semifinal encounter 6-7 (3-7), 6-2, 6-3 and march into the Ladies singles final of the Australian Open.
She will now awaits the winner of the second semifinal match between her sister Serena and Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.
"Everyone has their moment in the sun," Williams said afterward. "Maybe mine has gone on a while. I'd like to keep that going. I've got nothing else to do."
In 2003, Venus Williams finished runner-up to Serena in the Australian Open final. It’s the first time Venus has reached a Grand Slam final since Wimbledon in 2009.