"It was tougher than the scoreline", Williams said. "To be here. To be in the semifinals".
"I'm always striving for perfection". The Italian took the first set six games to three. I just felt calm. "But I feel like I'm back".
Seeded 11th, Kerber seems to be approaching something close to her 2016 peak, when she won her two grand slam titles and reached the final at Wimbledon.
That is going to change now.
She fought back to beat Italian Camila Giorgi 3-6 6-3 6-4 in a fiercely contested quarter-final on Tuesday.
Williams never was anxious about losing. "I play a great level today", she said. "But also, I've never been ranked where I am", Williams said Monday after her fourth straight-set victory of the fortnight. There's a lot of things that I don't know if you can tell, but I really need to work on. "I didn't expect to do this well in my fourth tournament back", Williams said.
Kerber is a former No. 1 who owns two Grand Slam titles and was the runner-up to Williams at the All England Club two years ago.
Men's quarterfinals: Kevin Anderson beat Roger Federer 2-6, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11; John Isner beat Milos Raonic 6-7 (5), 7-6 (7), 6-4, 6-3; Novak Djokovic beat Kei Nishikori 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 6-2; Rafael Nadal beat Juan Martin del Potro 7-5, 6-7 (7), 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
There were many of them - not least her mighty serve.
Kerber took advantage of Kasatkina's 31 unforced errors, including seven double-faults, but took a while to end things. In a tournament where the top 10 women's players have been eliminated, Giorgi hadn't faced a seeded player since her first-round win over No. 21 Anastasija Sevastova.
"It is a great opportunity to play Serena here where she has won so many times and is a great champion".
But that lifted a weight off her shoulders at the All England Club, where she has become the first Latvian to make a Wimbledon semi-final. Kerber 2-0 in the second set. For the first time at this year's Wimbledon, she had lost a set.
After four routine service games, Bertens, making her seventh appearance at the All England Club, was forced to dig deep to hold and produced when it mattered.
Facing Williams on top form is a daunting task for any opponent, but Goerges may feel emboldened after the way she rallied to see off Bertens. "Everybody has the same chances to win that match, and I'm looking forward to it". Goerges BREAKS Serena! Game on.
Julia Goerges of Germany celebrates breaking the serve of Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their women's quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018. 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.
This sensitive matter [on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline] has been discussed in the European Union for some time. Canada also said it had doubts about the Nord Stream 2 project that would be used to export gas to Germany.
The decision had an nearly immediate impact with followers of many noted Indian politicians and film stars seeing a sharp decline. The social-media company warned on Wednesday that its crackdown on fake accounts means users will have fewer followers.
The most nominated show was HBO's " Game of Thrones " with 22, followed by NBC's " Saturday Night Live " and HBO's " Westworld ". According to The Hollywood Reporter , Atlanta itself was nominated for the Emmy for a Comedy Series.
The woman, Deane Berg also said that the company offered her a settlement of $1.3 million that she turned down. It is highly unlikely the plaintiffs will keep an amount anywhere close to judgment award.
But in January, in a separate case, a federal district judge in MA upheld the government formula used to calculate the payments. Instead, the Trump administration has used the judge's ruling in New Mexico as a pretext to destabilize the ACA.
On Thursday, Strzok said the message was written late at night after Trump's campaign comments disparaging a slain US soldier. The Justice Department's inspector general has criticized Strzok and Page for creating the appearance of impropriety.
Security footage supposedly backed up the claim, and the former Knicks star was booked into the Clark County Detention Center. Oakley was arrested on three counts of assault for his fight with the security guards and another for criminal trespassing.
I didn't have anything left when I came in. "In hindsight I think the safety vehicle went against him, " he added. With the victory, Vettel extended his lead in the drivers championship, now eight points ahead on 171 points.
Microsoft also is announcing officially today that its Microsoft Whiteboard app is now generally available for Windows 10. Integrated, real-time content creation with Office Online apps, including built-in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
Blockbuster is one store away from extinction in the US
However, the unexpected boom of streaming services like Netflix dealt a blow to video stores that they could not recover from. The Anchorage Daily News reports the final two Blockbuster stores in the state announced Thursday they're calling it quits .
China's Trade Surplus With the US hits record high
Trump imposed $34 billion of tariffs on China, and another round of $16 billion is around the corner. China also said both its imports and exports with the United States rose in the first half of 2018.
Recall of Valsartan containing drugs
If you are in a clinical trial with valsartan and have any questions, speak to the doctor treating you in the trial. Further information will be provided once available.
Nets trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks
Lin, 29, played in only one game last season with Brooklyn, sustaining a season-ending ruptured patellar tendon on opening night. Brooklyn also has D'Angelo Russell, the No. 2 pick in the 2015 draft, at the point after acquiring him from the Lakers.