The two-time Grand Slam champion from Germany defeated No. 14 Daria Kasatkina 6-3, 7-5 on Centre Court to reach the semifinals at the All England Club for a third time.
Kerber is a former No. 1 who owns two Grand Slam titles and was the runner-up to Williams at Wimbledon two years ago.
The favorite, though, is No. 25 Serena Williams, who has won all four of her matches at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. It worked in her favor in the early-going: The 52nd-ranked Giorgi, 26, became the first to win a set against Williams in the tournament.
The 36-year-old's quarter-final escape act set up a last four showdown with German 13th seed Julia Goerges on Thursday.
Pliskova crashed to a 6-3 7-6 (7-1) to big-hitting Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens, leaving 11th seed Angelique Kerber as the highest-ranked player left in the wide open draw. "But I feel like I'm back".
Watched from the stands by her friend and mega-star rapper Drake, Serena struggled to hit the right notes in the first set.
The Queen is back, with Tuesday's win guaranteeing that she will jump from 181 to at least 51 when the new rankings are announced next week.
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The country has been one of the major influencers on the arts, boasting authors such as Albert Camus and Victor Hugo. They won the World Cup they last hosted in 1998, beating Brazil 3-0. "A bet's a bet", he tweeted as the goal went in.
Goerges, seeded 13th, will tackle American Williams as the tournament's top server, having racked up 44 aces so far at these Championships.
World No 52 Giorgi blasted 20 winners and really took it to Williams, taking the first set thanks to one break, in the sixth game.
After losing the first set in the quarterfinals Tuesday, Serena Williams looked dejected and confused. It was a fearless performance that offered Williams one of her toughest tests since returning.
Williams has won her first five matches against unseeded opponents.
Williams took the set in convincing fashion, 6-3, and yelled her trademark, "Come on!" as she clinched the final point. Ostapenko started slowly in her 7-5, 6-4 win over Cibulkova, while Kerber suffered four breaks against Kasatkina-three of which came in succession at the close of the second set. Pliskova had been the only female player in the top 10 to reach the fourth round, the fewest in a Grand Slam event in the Open era following a slew of upsets in the first week.
Kevin Anderson insists he is a "very risky player" who can "trouble" defending champion Roger Federer in their Wimbledon quarter-final showdown. ". I would try to go around her more, rather than through her". "These are the matches we work so hard for, me and my whole team". Serena? I don´t follow tennis, although I saw her in action.
The rescued kids are now in the hospital, where they should receive the proper care before being released to their families. The mood was fairly relaxed among the soldiers, medics, engineers and volunteers in yellow shirts that milled around.
Amazon Studios has released the official trailer for writer/director Dan Fogelman's ( This Is Us ) drama-romance Life Itself . I'm waiting for the right moment, because ... when I ask you out, it's going to be the most important moment of my life.
Two divers accompanied each of the boys, all of whom have been learning to dive only since July 2, when searchers found them. For the last several days, crews have been trying to drain enough water out of the cave to make the rescue easier.
Les adolescents devront néanmoins subir divers examens médicaux avant de pouvoir rentrer chez eux et retrouver leur famille. Le drame passionnait aussi à l'étranger - les médias internationaux avaient envoyé des centaines de journalistes sur place.
Lee ended up playing the remainder of the season in Atlanta, averaging 10.7 points per game in 11 appearances. The Warriors have reached an agreement with former Hawks guard Damion Lee, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN.
But despite Zidane having been replaced by Julen Lopetegui, Hazard told beIN SPORTS his thinking had not really changed. Sarri has made it clear to the Chelsea leaders that he does not want either of the two to leave.
He said cooking the vegetables should kill the bacteria, but warned against eating undefrosted or undercooked frozen vegetables. Woolworths has recalled its Savory Rice Mix product after one of its suppliers was identified as a likely source of Listeria.
Trump plays up suspense over momentous Supreme Court nomination
Throughout the search for Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, Kavanaugh was a favorite of the conservative legal cognoscenti. The nomination is poised to cement the Supreme Court's conservative majority, vastly reshaping the court for decades to come.