Venus Williams is into the US Open semi-finals… at the age of 37!
37 years old.
Just let that sink in for a moment.
Here at LeBuzz Towers we can only imagine what we’re going to be like at such an ancient age…
Ahem. Anyway, moving on.
It’s been 20 years since the elder Williams sister made her US Open debut. She made the final at Flushing Meadows back then (yes, that’s 1997 for those of you struggling at the back) and is now just one match away from repeating the feat in 2017.
And this isn’t just a flash in the pan. Venus has already made two of the three Grand Slam finals this year (at the Australian Open and Wimbledon.
Whatever happens from here on in it’s been a remarkable year for a remarkable player.