Venus Williams has gotten this far before. Many times, in fact.
It's just been a while.
The five-time Wimbledon champion will be playing in the quarterfinals at the All England Club for the 12th time in her career, but the first time since 2010.
"Yeah, it's been a few years. Missed a year or two," said Williams, who has been slowed in recent years by Sjogren's syndrome, a condition that can cause joint pain and saps energy. "But I've been here before. I'm not, like, a deer in the headlights."
The eighth-seeded Williams will take on Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan on Tuesday, a player she has never faced.
Williams reached the...