Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams to face Angelique Kerber in women's final

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams to face Angelique Kerber in women's final

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams to face Angelique Kerber in women's final

"Kerber absorbs power better than anyone and doesn't make many unforced errors".

Let others shrug at this latest accomplishment, as if all it signified were merely another chance at another in a long line of trophies.

Saturday's final will be a re-match of the 2016 showpiece, which Williams won.

Few can fully appreciate Williams's comeback these past 10 months.

"It's insane to even know how I feel because I literally didn't expect to do this well in my fourth tournament back", Williams said.

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Nine-time Wimbledon champion Martina Navratilova has said her "dream match" would have been on Centre Court against Serena Williams. "It's such a pleasure and a joy [to be in the final] because less than a year ago, I was going through so much".

"Whatever happens, honestly it's an incredible effort from me. and good motivation to keep going for the rest of my career", Williams added.

'To be perfectly honest, I haven't thought about that this tournament, ' she said after beating Julia Goerges 6-2 6-4. I know that she is always pushing you to the limits to play your best tennis. Kerber's resilience and consistency versus Jelena Ostapenko's capricious ways, a maddening mix of brilliance and error that has shaped a career of highs and lows, of unexpected victories and even more unforeseen defeats. Williams is 6-2 against Kerber but the German beat Serena in the 2016 Australian Open final. 'I think it doesn't matter against who she is playing.

Serena Williams celebrates after winning against Italy's Camila Giorgi during their women's singles quarter-final match on the eighth day of the 2018 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London, July 10, 2018.

Nearly inevitably, Williams gained a third break to charge to a 5-2 lead before showing her first signs of nerves to drop serve for the only time while trying to close out the semi-final. It was tough. There was a time where I could barely walk to my mailbox. Serena is also the third oldest woman in the Open Era to reach a Grand Slam final, and is trying to win her first Major as a new mother. "It came from the palace that she is coming on Saturday".

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It's his second showpiece appearance in four major tournaments after his runner-up finish in last year's US Open. It was the second-longest match in Wimbledon history and longest one-day match in Wimbledon history.

But she has not had it easy.

The 36-year-old will be the first mother to compete in a Wimbledon final since Australia's Evonne Goolagong in 1980. Goerges, who has never been so far into a Grand Slam, showed no sign of nerves at all, despite a break-point in her first service game. "We saw that she improved every single match she's playing here".

The second set followed a similar pattern with Goerges showing both courage and promise in the first half and then falling away a little in the next.

Williams' pregnancy was not without complications, as she told the BBC this week: "It's no secret I had a super tough delivery".

"I mean, even this week, I had a pain in my leg, and I went to the worst-case scenario: 'Oh, my God, I have a [pulmonary embolism] in my leg, '" Williams said.

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