Williams is the highest seed left in a tournament.
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Seven-time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams held off Britain's Heather Watson 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the WTA hard court tournament in San Jose, California.Third-seeded Williams is the highest seed left in a tournament that saw second-seed Madison Keys follow top-seeded Garbine Muguruza in pulling out due to injury Thursday.Williams will take on Greece's Maria Sakkari, who dominated eighth-seeded Hungarian Timea Babos 6-0, 6-1 .Williams, who won the title in this event in 2000 and 2002, came back with a vengeance after dropping the second set to Watson.
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