But the 29-year-old has erased those painful memories with a superb run, capped by a come from behind success against Bertens in her first Grand Slam quarter-final.
All remaining men's and women's singles title challengers are in action, with a Centre Court lineup that includes Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal. When she's calibrating properly, it all can be tough for opponents to handle.
Unsurprisingly, it didn't take long for Drake's appearance to spark quite the online frenzy, with numerous fans taking to Twitter to comment on the Canadian musician rather than the game. I mean, I always say I plan on it, I would like to be there, have these goals. "Sometimes I feel I can fight". I don't feel pressure; I don't feel like I have to win this. This was a match which I maybe should have won, if I maybe play a little bit better I can win. It's weird. I can't describe it. "Everybody has the same chances to win that match, and I'm looking forward to it".
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Rescuers are racing to beat the next rain, which could make their efforts more hard and risky . They expected the process to take two or three days with two divers escorting each boy.
Williams hit six of her seven aces in the final set, including one clocked at 122 miles per hour, and won 44 of the last 54 points she served. And thankfully, a number of women, famous and everyday, stepped up to show the star some support and encouragement for feeling she missed out on a major milestone in her daughter's life. "I'm just going for the shots".
Ostapenko was more efficient, serving her match out at love and converting her first match point with her 14th backhand victor.
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Over half of Russians (54%) do not expect changes in relations with the United States in the coming two to three years. He meets the Russian leader in Helsinki as the finale of a trip with earlier stops in Belgium, England and Scotland.
Rodina, who like Williams combines a tennis career with motherhood, looked overawed at first as she went 3-0 down. She didn't provide much perspective after the match, but insisted she was happy with her performance.
"Just before the tournament began on Saturday, little Olympia took to her Instagram to share that she was "#Wimbledon ready", to root for her tennis champ mom.
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The safety auto was then deployed for a big crash, which ended Marcus Ericsson's race. Pierre Gasly was 10th for Toro Rosso.
Ahead of the big game in London, Williams admitted to "Good Morning America" that her body had changed after the baby.