Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon semifinals for 11th time

Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon semifinals for 11th time

There is. I feel like I'm getting to where I want to be. "I'm just going out there and enjoying it, probably because at the French Open a couple weeks ago I had so much pressure. I still have a long way to go to be where I was".

Williams moves onto the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the 13th time in her decorated tennis tenure.

On Tuesday, Williams was one step closer to winning her first major as a mother, as she came back from a set down to beat Giorgi (3-6, 6-3, 6-4) to advance to the Wimbledon semifinals.

Bertens tried to recover and clinched a break of her own but Goerges was not to be denied and levelled the match.

Williams never was anxious about losing. One of them will surely go down in history as the greatest player to play the women's game - if not tennis itself - two others have already tasted grand slam success, and the fourth is playing the tennis of her life. In fact, this is her first career Grand Slam semifinal - even though many expected her to reach this stage much sooner.

"I would hope there's a lot to continue to improve on".

"I took the risk of changing everything, " she said.

A player who took 42 attempts to reach the last four at a Grand Slam.

"I don't really miss the tour but I miss the fighting competition. Now that I'm a mom, I just want to even be more of that role model for my daughter, for people out there that just want to be inspired".

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She won seven titles on tour and reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.

Kerber, a two-time Grand Slam champion who was runner-up at Wimbledon in 2016, will be playing former French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko on Thursday.

Williams took control of the third and final set in the the third game, claiming the third break of the match, and with the remaining games all going to serve, served out for a 3-6, 6-3 6-4 win.

"There are a lot of things that - I don't know if you can tell - I really need to work on", she added.

Kerber, runner-up at the All England Club two years ago, as well as the 2016 Australian Open and US Open victor, looks on a mission to atone for a disappointing season in the slams in 2017. Be a good friend and let her win'.

Camera IconSu-Wei Hsieh of Taiwan makes an objection after a line call during the women's singles match against Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia on the seventh day at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday July 9, 2018. While Williams has continued to dominate the tour, Li has focused on family in Beijing, where she is raising a three-year old girl, Alisa, and a one-year-old boy, Sapajou.

The 12th-seeded Ostapenko was aggressive throughout, hitting 28 winners - 13 coming off her backhand.

Goerges, who had never made it past the third round in her 10 previous appearances at the All England Club, advanced with a comeback victory over Bertens. So, aware of her limitations on grass (she lost in the first round at Wimbledon the past four years running), Goerges and her team recruited David Prinosil, a former ATP pro, to help her master the unfamiliar math of grass court tennis.

When Williams was asked her expectations after winning her first match at Wimbledon in two years, she said, "Not only do I expect to win, I expect to win emphatically".