"Everything right now is a little bit of a surprise", Williams said. "To be here. To be in the semifinals". 'I don't know what to say right now. But when it actually happens, it still is, like, 'Wow, this is really happening'. "But I feel like every time I lose, I get better", she said.
"It's weird. Sometimes I feel, "Man, I'm in trouble".
"I'm just enjoying the moment".
An ace took her to 4-0 and there was no coming back for Pliskova.
"But I'm going to prepare well for it, going to be probably long rallies".
Del Potro completed an epic 7-6 (7-1) 7-6 (7-5) 5-7 7-6 (7-5) win over Frenchman Gilles Simon after fading light interrupted their last-16 clash on Monday night with the fifth seed up two sets to one.
For the first time in the tournament the 36-year-old was seriously challenged as unseeded Giorgi fought fire with fire to claim the first set on Centre Court.
Williams never was anxious about losing.
Serena hasn't won a Grand Slam since the birth of daughter Olympia in September and her last trophy came at the 2017 Australian Open. "I've played tennis for over 30 years, so I'm so used to [being] incredibly fit".
Giorgi will break back into the top 50 thanks to her best-ever run at Wimbledon, where she has only once previously made the second week, back in 2012.
She now has a 39-35 record when losing the first set at a major. "'I'll just keep fighting", Williams said.
Kerber took advantage of Kasatkina's erratic serving and errors to return to the last four.
Brexit campaigners seek to harden May's EU plan next week He said as much in a damning resignation letter, lamenting that the Brexit Dream was "dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt". They "didn't represent the majority of opinion in the conservative party or house of commons", he said.
A Single Goal Sends France To The World Cup Final This is mainly why South Africans are so proud that France have reached the 2018 Fifa World Cup final. Umtiti said: "I've known him for many years, he's always been a leader, he has that in him".
Rebounding from her shock first-round elimination in her Roland Garros title defence, Ostapenko has marched through the Wimbledon draw without dropping a set.
Still, Kerber had some trouble closing things out.
She served for the victory at 5-4 in the second set, but got broken.
Nine-time Wimbledon champion and BBC pundit Martina Navratilova said: "She's been healthy here, hitting the ball hard and the seas have parted for her".
She has bounced back in 2018, winning more than 75 percent of her matches and a title while racking up 10 wins vs. top-20 players.
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 and Kasatkina are the only two women to reach the second week at all three majors this year.
Having dropped a set for the first time in the tournament, former junior Wimbledon victor Ostapenko was broken again in the second game of the second set as Kerber stepped up the pressure.
The American star faces German 13th seed Julia Goerges on Thursday hoping to book a 10th final appearance at the All England Club.
The 29-year-old had served more aces (44) and hit more winners (199) than any other player in the first five rounds. "These are the matches I was working for since I was a kid".
Williams, relieved, stood on the baseline, smiling and fist-pumping, before meeting Goerges for handshakes at the net.
Following Pliskova's exit, No. 11 Angelique Kerber is the highest remaining seed in the women's draw. The last time two German women reached any Grand Slam semifinals was at the 1993 French Open, featuring Steffi Graf and Anke Huber.
The US President and the First Lady will land at Stansted Airport, Essex, to start his visit to London and the south of England. Ms Elliott, who is originally from Virginia, said she is hopeful there could be a state visit by Mr Trump next year.
Antonin Scalia, who served as an associate justice from 1986 to his death in 2016, earned $60,000 in noninvestment income in 2014. Texas may have an ally to gain if President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh , is confirmed.
Apparently, Targalski is a regular commentator on the show and it's not the first time his puss has gatecrashed an interview. Over the weekend, Polish professor Jerzy Targalski chose to participate in an interview with Dutch news program Nieuwsuur .
But the red carpet treatment is likely to be overshadowed by massive protests planned by Britons opposed to Trump's presence. That prompted almost half a million people to sign a petition calling for Trump to be banned from the UK.
The iOS update is around 200MB in size and comes with bug fixes and "improves the security of your iPhone or iPad". China considers Taiwan as a renegade provice, and does not recognise the sovereignty of the island nation.
Trump's next stop will be London, where he'll be meeting with Queen Elizabeth II and British Prime Minister Theresa May. Trump had "very direct language" but "when it comes to the core message we actually all agree", Stoltenberg later said.
England ladies also found themselves in the World Cup finals three years ago, only to be beaten 2-1 by Japan in the final game. Four years is a long time to wait for the next chance". "It's to go again and try to achieve our dreams".
Of the alliance, he said it was "very unified, very strong, no problem". "Germany is one of our closest allies", he pointed out. The officials said Trump threatened to "do his own thing". "So I think [Trump] has every justification for saying it".
Papa John's executives have touted their recent hiring of the firm as part of their turnaround plans for the brand's advertising. In the aftermath, Schnatter announced his resignation as the company's chairman late Wednesday night.
Texas may have an ally to gain if President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh , is confirmed. The poll I cited above found that 68 percent of North Dakota voters want Heitkamp to vote to confirm Kavanaugh .
His grandson said Mr Rodriguez does not speak much English and did not understand why he was being attacked . The man, Rodolfo Rodriguez, said he was out for a walk when he was struck in the head by a concrete block.
Trump called those commitments a major victory; they were first made in 2014. "I'm a very stable genius". Trump said he intends to talk to Putin about its alleged meddling in the 2016 USA election.
Ex-Trump aide: Stormy Daniels arrest 'reeks of entrapment'
Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, claims to have had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006, which Trump has denied. However, Trump - who initially denied knowledge of the payment - subsequently conceded that Cohen was in fact reimbursed.
Divers go in to save all remaining Thai boys trapped in cave
More worrying, however, oxygen levels in the cave were falling. "We have more expertise than yesterday", he said on Tuesday. Scattered monsoon rains continued to risk percolating through the limestone cave walls to flood the tunnels with water.
‘I think they like me a lot in the UK’
Mr Trump will meet the US Ambassador at Winfield House after arriving and then head to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. A giant six-metre-high blimp of Trump depicted as an orange baby in nappies is also expected to fly over the capital.
Samira Mighty Has Quit Love Island
The 22-year-old has chosen to leave the villa to be with Frankie after he was eliminated in a double dumping earlier in the week. Viewers, who have already seen her struggle without Frankie, will be able to see Samira leave in Thursday night's episode.
Will Trump tweet on Pfizer cut short the pharma rally?
He accused the company of taking advantage of the poor and defenseless while giving bargains to countries in Europe and elsewhere. Across the industry, Wells Fargo found, companies rose drug prices on 63 products and lowered prices on 64 products in June.