She hit one at 122 miles per hour against Giorgi, delivered six of her seven aces in the final set, and won 44 of the last 54 points she served. Meanwhile, today will be Jelena Ostapenko and Angelique Kerber's first meeting.
Williams opted not to challenge when she saw a shot called long, although Hawk-Eye proved it was actually in, and Giorgi went on to bring up two break points, with Serena then mis-hitting wide to surrender the game.
Federer needed just 16 minutes to win the first set and the Swiss never looked back. But this is only my fourth tournament back (so) I don't feel pressure, I don't feel like I have to win this.
"I don't know what I did", Williams said in a post-game press conference.
Still, Kerber had some trouble closing things out.
She figured out Giorgi's strong serve, avoided any break points and had just four unforced errors.
But the 36-year-old shared over the weekend that despite a strict schedule to be as present as possible for her daughter, she still managed to miss out on baby Alexis's first steps while getting in some training for Wimbledon.
Williams, who has a kind run through to the semi-finals, will next take on Camila Giorgi of Italy. A blistering forehand return gave her three break points in the third game, and she snatched the first with an outstanding off-balance backhand down the line.
The All England Club seeded her there as a nod to all of her past success at the grass-court major, including titles the last two times she entered, in 2015 and 2016. "Everybody has the same chances to win that match, and I'm looking forward to it".
The last time two Germans made the semifinals of a Slam was at Roland Garros in 1993.
House in 2010-a Republican "wave" year-and was also rumored to be on Trump's short list for labor secretary during the transition. Trump is scheduled to make his much-awaited announcement during his prime time address to the nation tomorrow at 9 pm (1 am GMT).
BMW also announced plans to increase production in China, but it said that was because of increased demand for vehicles there. The youngest publicly held US automaker is looking to expand its capacity and to more efficiently reach global markets.
All areas along the Syrian-Jordanian border will be under the direct control of Syrian government forces, SANA reported . He said he was angry at Jordan for keeping its border closed "and watching us dying".
The remaining boys and their coach are expected to have to wait at least another day before rescuers continue extraction attempts. That adds up to about two hours of air per tank - meaning multiple tanks must be hauled by rescuers trying to reach the boys.
And I think of the four people I have it down to three or two", Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. The President conducted interviews on Monday and Tuesday and has spoken to seven possible candidates.
Maloney said that "Trump's uncompromising sanctions enforcement will deepen Washington's falling-out with allies in Europe". If Iranian production is removed from the global market, oil supply will slump by around 2.5 million barrels per day.
Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara. The country selected 11 host cities to be the venues for the matches of the 2018 World Cup and they are Moscow, St.
Much of the build-up to the quarter-final match has centred on the iconic 1998 team as the present meets the past. Croatia are also just the second team to advance through two back-to-back World Cup knockout games after trailing.
The system could degenerate into an open trough by the time it reaches the central Caribbean Sea and Hispaniola on Tuesday. However, long-term forecasts still have Beryl staying somewhat organized into the middle of next week.
Singh was dumped on the streets 45 minutes later with horrific internal injuries, and died 13 days later in a Singapore hospital. The woman was raped on the intervening night of December 16-17, 2012 in a running bus in south Delhi by six persons.
Angelique Kerber lets out a roar of delight during a tight match against last year's Wimbledon juniors champion Claire Liu . The final set could easily have gone either way, with five successive break of serves, but it was the German who prevailed.
Starbucks is eliminating plastic straws from all stores
Starbucks said the new strawless lids will first be implemented in Seattle and Vancouver in the third quarter of this year. By 2020, consumers will no longer be able to get single-use plastic straws at all Starbucks stores globally.
Thai Cave Rescue Operation Suspended After 4 More Boys Freed
During this process, rescuers need to hold the boys' oxygen tanks in front of them and swim pencil-like through submerged holes. However, even after their ordeal is over, the children could still suffer post traumatic stress disorder, experts have warned.