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. Ostapenko won last year's French Open. 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.
The absence of the top 10 seeds leaves the tournament open, but for some that is no surprise.
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England too left Italy 28 years ago feeling that the team featuring Gary Lineker and Paul Gascoigne could have gone all the way. As we regroup, he turns to me and says, "right that's enough, time to lift the tempo, let's get about them".
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He said: "He loves to compete and is an awesome leader who is about winning and making sure that his teammates are successful". We won't know the answer to that for some time, but James himself seems to be getting the hang of this L.A. thing already.
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She is unbeaten at the championships since 2014, winning the title in 2015 and 2016.
That is going to change now.
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. Serena Williams, 51? Eh, it doesn't have that same ring to it.
Williams is playing only her fourth tournament since becoming a mother for the first time. "It sounds pretty cool", said Goerges. I'm just thinking about my next match, which is tomorrow. Williams holds a 3-0 head-to-head record over Goerges, with the most recent victory coming in the third round of the French Open last month.
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. It was a fearless performance that offered Williams one of her toughest tests since returning.
Giorgi was excellent off both wings in the opener and won her first set in four meetings with Williams as a brilliant backhand gave her two set points and an errant forehand followed from the American.
But Giorgi plays with nary a trace of subtlety and more than a bit of abandon, taking risky, flat chops at the ball with serves, returns, forehands and backhands. "Just the fewer the better for me!"
Serena is the first woman to reach a Grand Slam semifinal without facing a top 40 ranked opponent since 2013. The 20-time Grand Slam champion practiced side by side with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
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The plane had been due to fly later this week to Aviodrome via east Africa, through Egypt, Croatia, Austria to the Netherlands. The plane had the words "Martin's Air Charter" painted on it, which was a previous name of Dutch cargo airline Martinair.
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That wicket and the consequent quiet, with Pandya promoted ahead of MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina, left India 44 to get in four overs. Considering the start England had, with Jos Buttler and Jason Roy racing to 94/0 inside eight overs, the pressure was on India .
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Trump has, meanwhile, delivered on US commitments to Europe. "Charge us big Tariffs (& Barriers)!" he wrote on Twitter . Trump while the president was en route to Brussels . "And dear Europe, spend more on your defense", he said .
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Russian state television reports on July 9 nonetheless continued to cast doubt on the British investigations into the poisonings. They are not showing any signs of having been exposed to the nerve agent, and are being screened as a precaution.