Serena Williams comes back to reach Wimbledon semifinals

Serena Williams rallies to reach Wimbledon semifinals

So easy for Serena as she rolls into quarter-finals

With Kerber still here too, it marks the first time in the Open era - since tennis went professional in 1968 - that there have been two Germans in the women's semi-finals. "I could not go out, as much as I love her, I don't think I could do it every single day like my dad did". "Even when I was down the first set", Williams who ended with 24 winners and only nine unforced errors, said. "Now that I'm not, it kind of happened".

Having shaken off the rust following her lengthy layoff after the birth of her daughter, Olympia, in September previous year, she is rounding nicely into form for the business end of the tournament. "I'm just thinking one at a time".

That might sound a tad scary to opponents. The second set, was prolonged but the former Champion came through 7/5 after 1 hour and 29 minutes. After Williams rallied back to win the second set and build a lead in the third, Giorgi rallied to close the gap, but Williams was able to hold her off.

That was winning majors, and Williams enters the semifinals as the lowest-seeded player (25th) remaining in this year's Wimbledon tournament.

"It's speed and placement", Rodina said about what makes Williams' serve so effective. After the review confirmed the ball landed on the line, umpire Juan Zhang of China awarded the point to Cibulkova.

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Williams is 3-0 against Goerges, winning in straight sets each time.

Italy's Camila Giorgi, world No 52, staged her own upset over world No 35 Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 30 minutes. It also means she now has 90 Wimbledon wins, the most amongst active female players and she has not dropped a set yet in this tournament.

Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams continues to astound on her return from the birth of her daughter, as she fought past Camila Giorgi to reach the semi-final.

It did not even matter that her fellow seeds would avoid her in the draw, given their exodus but it was the unseeded Giorgi that presented her biggest challenge to date. "It's an honour to share the court with her", Goerges said after booking her last-four spot.

The carnage at the top leaves 11th seed Angelique Kerber - beaten by Serena Williams in the 2016 Wimbledon final - as the highest ranked player left.

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Kerber will next face 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko, who became the first Latvian woman to reach a Wimbledon semifinal with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Dominika Cibulkova.

The 26-year-old faces German 13th seed Julia Goerges or Croatian world number 55 Donna Vekic on Tuesday.

"I didn't expect it, honestly", said Goerges, who lost in the first round at the All England Club each of the past five years.

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Predictably, Pliskova was asked why there have been so many surprises. "In this tournament, she seems to be in the right mood". "I'm not strong like them!" she said.

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"I don't know what I did (to turn things round)".

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