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Serena Williams celebrates her victory against Johanna Konta in their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day 10 of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Jan. 25, 2017. (Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Serena Williams celebrates her victory against Johanna Konta in their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day 10 of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Jan. 25, 2017. (Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

Serena Williams has advanced into the semifinals of the Australian Open after beating Johanna Konta of the U.K. Wednesday, and there are now three American women in the semifinals: Serena, her sister Venus Williams and Coco Vandeweghe.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with ESPN commentator Pam Shriver (@PHShriver) about the significance of so many Americans in the semis.

This segment aired on January 25, 2017.

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