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Golden age is 31 as Serena faces Li in US Open semis

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World number one Serena Williams, seeking her 17th Grand Slam title, leads a charge of 31-year-olds into Friday's US Open semi-finals, all of them hoping to become the event's oldest women's champion. 

Serena Williams during her US Open match against Carla Suarez Navarro in New York on September 3, 2013. Williams leads a charge of 31-year-olds into Friday's US Open semi-finals, all of them hoping to become the event's oldest women's champion.

Defending champion Williams faces Chinese fifth seed Li Na while Italy's 83rd-ranked Flavia Pennetta will meet second seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus at Arthur Ashe Stadium to determine the finalists for Sunday's title showdown.

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