London (AFP) - Headlines and sidelines at Wimbledon on Thursday:
- Headlines -
+ Serena, Kerber to meet in Wimbledon final
+ 10th Wimbledon final for Serena after 6-2, 6-4 over Goerges
+ US legend chases eighth All England Club title
+ Kerber beats Ostapenko 6-3, 6-3
+ Ostapenko undone by 36 unforced errors
- Who's saying what -
"It's crazy. I had a really tough delivery and multiple surgeries and almost didn't make it to be honest. I couldn't even walk to my mailbox, so it's definitely not normal for me to be in a Wimbledon final."
-- Serena Williams on her long road back after giving birth to her daughter in September and the complications which followed.
"I didn't know I would have such kind of traumatic thoughts, especially now that I have a daughter. I want to be around as long as I can to support her."
-- Williams on her health fears
"After each win throughout these 10 days, I've had a KitKat. I'm not going to change that now."
-- John Isner in his good luck charm in reaching a first Grand Slam semi-final at Wimbledon
"I think the Centre Court is much slower than the other courts I played before. I think she had really many advantages because of that. My shots were not that effective on such a slow court."
-- Jelena Ostapenko after losing in straight sets in her semi-final to Angelique Kerber
- Royal Box watch -
-- Tennis legend Bjorn Borg was in the best seats along with the likes of singing star Shirley Bassey and US actor Stanley Tucci