The Williams sisters, aka "It don't mean a thing, baby, if you ain't got bling", flashed their multiple sequins and diamonds on the Arthur Ashe court last night but their combined talents barely raised a glimmer of excitement.
Venus reached the quarter-finals 7-6, 6-2 in an atmosphere that might have made a library reading-room sound noisy.
"Are you guys ready for the Williams sisters?" Venus had demanded on Friday after her third-round victory over Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia. It was as if she believed something might have changed but this, their third meeting here, was no better than the other two, both of which were finals, The Guardian reports.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said