[Yahoo] Venus, Clijsters advance at Stanford (AP)

Rusty Backhand
07-30-2005, 06:31 AM
With her younger sister urging her on from the box seats, Venus Williams overpowered Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 6-3 Friday night to reach the semifinals of the Bank of the West Classic. ``She came out and gave it everything she had,'' Williams said. ``I just stood my ground. She's one of those players who likes to rally all day while I prefer the short points.'' Serena, who had to withdraw from the...