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Venus Williams, of the United States, reacts to her coach's box after defeating Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Venus Williams moves closer to possible matchup with Serena

- Associated Press

All in one fell swoop, Venus Williams eliminated one of the only two women who beat her younger sister this season and moved closer to a possible U.S. Open quarterfinal showdown against Serena.

Toby Crabel returns a shot to Chris Bussert while practicing on the grass courts at Wessen Lawn Tennis Club in Pontiac, Mich. on Sept. 1, 2015.   The club is awash in emerald green, with 24 grass courts, located a few blocks from downtown Pontiac.   The Detroit News(Daniel Mears/Detroit News via AP)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

Lawn tennis club in Pontiac, hosts national tourney

- Associated Press

The Wessen Tennis Club, like the land of Oz, is awash in emerald green. With 24 grass courts, meticulously groomed and framed by plantings of white petunias, a glittering Olympic pool and elegantly casual clubhouse, the place is also a fantasy land, plunked improbably a few blocks from downtown Pontiac.

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, chases a shot by Petra Cetkovska, of the Czech Republic, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

2014 US Open runner-up Wozniacki stunned in 2nd round

- Associated Press

Four times, 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Caroline Wozniacki was one point from winning. Four times, her opponent in the second round this year, 149th-ranked Petra Cetkovska of the Czech Republic, came up with a winner to extend the match.

US Open Glance

Associated Press

A look at Thursday's play at the $42.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

US Open Glance

Associated Press

A look at Wednesday's play at the $42.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships: