Serena Williams into Wimbledon semi-finals with win over Camila Giorgi

Serena Williams into Wimbledon semi-finals with win over Camila Giorgi

Serena Williams into Wimbledon semi-finals with win over Camila Giorgi

There are moments in which nothing at all seems different about Serena Williams, moments such as when she unleashed a 109 miles per hour service victor to even her Wimbledon quarterfinal at a set apiece, leaned forward and yelled, loudly as can be, "Cooome ooon!"

Twenty years after making her Wimbledon debut, Williams looks as good as ever and she moves into the quarter-finals without dropping a set in her first four matches.

Williams responded by raising the intensity level and began striking the ball with ferocious power to break Giorgi's serve for the first time on her way to levelling the match.

She gave birth to daughter Olympia in September.

But, hitting her serve with more ferocity, Serena wrestled back control of the match with a crucial break in the fourth game of the second set. The result also means all of the top 10 seeds in the women's draw have been eliminated.

"I hate losing. That's no secret", the 23-times major victor said after digging deep to deny Camila Giorgi a famous victory with a rousing 3-6 6-3 6-4 quarter-final comeback win over the unseeded Italian.

The 36-year-old is returning to Wimbledon this year after missing the tennis tournament last summer due to her pregnancy. I was not thinking too much about the match points.

Kiki Bertens took care of the last of the top 10 with a 6-3, 7-6 (7/1) victory over Czech seventh seed Karolina Pliskova.

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"I feel like I'm getting to where I want to be".

Many seeded players lost in the men's and women's singles events in the Wimbledon first week.

Williams will next face No. 13 seed Julia Goerges on Thursday in the semifinals.

They are just going out there swinging and playing for broke.' Roger Federer stated: 'I think sometimes it's a coincidence that it happens.

Cibulkova did her best to try and hang on but the Slovakian was left chasing shadows as Ostapenko blasted a backhand victor on her first match point to reach the last four without dropping a set in this year's tournament.

An ace took her to 4-0 and there was no coming back for Pliskova.

"I'm not feeling the pressure because I'm not looking on the seeded or who is left or not", Kerber said of her improved title chances. In Giorgi, Williams was facing an opponent who was young (26), strong and playing, perhaps, the best tennis of her career.

Del Potro will face two-time champion Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.

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