[Yahoo] Clijsters and Sharapova go to semis (AP)

Rusty Backhand
09-07-2005, 05:46 AM
Acrobatics and dogged effort trumped artistry as Kim Clijsters, two games from losing in straight sets, scrambled back to beat an exhausted Venus Williams and reach the U.S. Open semifinals. Clijsters, trying to shed her label as the best woman on tour never to win a Grand Slam title, performed more than a dozen of her patented leg splits chasing balls Tuesday night to take down Williams 4-6, 7-5,...