GAME, SET AND MATCH! - S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 6-4 GIORGI. The 23-time Grand Slam champion is into an 11th Wimbledon semi final as she comes from behind to defeat Giorgi, who gave it her all in a competitive Centre Court encounter that lasted one hour and 42 minutes. SW served it out to love and will meet Kiki Bertens or Julia Goerges in the last four.
Serena Williams - Camila Giorgi
Wimbledon women - 10 July 2018
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S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 5-4 GIORGI. Camila pushes Serena right to the wire. She holds to love and knows it's now or never to break back. Serena will serve for the match next.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 5-3 GIORGI. Aces five and six ease Serena through her umpteenth love hold. She's one away from the semi finals.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 4-3 GIORGI. Brilliant from Camila. She produces some more venomous, big serves to take an easy game to 15. She's still alive in this, but it's hard to see Serena giving her the chance.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 4-2 GIORGI. It's another love hold for Serena. Time running out for Giorgi to make an impact in this decider.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 3-2 GIORGI. Another ace is followed by a double fault for Giorgi, but she manages to stay in touch with a crisp forehand winner to Serena's right flank.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 3-1 GIORGI. Another big 'Come on!' from Serena as she consolidates with a hold to 30. She has the breathing space she wanted and is closing in on the last four.
BREAK! - S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 2-1 GIORGI. Serena is ahead for the first time in the match! The American unloads a third return winner of the match to rack up triple break point and converts at the first time of asking with a backhand pass on the stretch.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 1-1 GIORGI. Serena levels with an ace to take the game to 15. She's only had one dodgy service game and it cost her the first set.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 0-1 GIORGI. A fifth ace and two service winners prove vital as Giorgi gets off on the front foot with a hold to 30.
SET! - S.WILLIAMS 3-6 6-3 GIORGI. A huge 'come on!' from Serena as she serves it out on her third set point to force the decider. We've been here so many times before with the American and there's usually only one winner from here.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 5-3 GIORGI. The Italian stays focused and unloads some tasty first serves to hold to 15. Serena will now look to serve out the set to tie the match.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 5-2 GIORGI. The seven-time champion makes short work of another one-sided service game as she cruises to the love hold.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 4-2 GIORGI. Camila manages to halt some of the Serena momentum, but there's definitely been a notable rise in the calibre of SW's play.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 4-1 GIORGI. SW23 consolidates to 30 with a crisp backhand up the line. It's looking like we are heading to a decider.
BREAK! - S.WILLIAMS 3-6 3-1 GIORGI. There it is! The Serena charge. Giorgi saves one of two break points, but can do little to defend a sweeping crosscourt winner off the 23-time Grand Slam champion's forehand.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 2-1 GIORGI. This is proving to be a smashing watch so far. Giorgi threatens at 0-30, but Serena surges back playing bigger tennis and emitting louder grunts to pull off the hold.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 1-1 GIORGI. Camila remains unfazed playing in one Serena's back yards. The American sizzles a stonking return winner to eek up the pressure at 40-30, but Giorgi conjures up a wide ace to respond in style.
S.WILLIAMS 3-6 1-0 GIORGI. Serena kicks off Set 2 with a routine hold to 15. The scoreboard pressure could well be important as this set develops.
SET! - S.WILLIAMS 3-6 GIORGI. That's a turn up for the books! Giorgi shrugs off the obligatory double fault to serve big, hit positively and serve out the opener in 35 minutes with a confident game to 15.
S.WILLIAMS 3-5 GIORGI. Serena gives herself one last chance to break back with a rapid love hold.
S.WILLIAMS 2-5 GIORGI. That is a hold of mega proportions. Serena comes out hitting big and snares triple break point. Somehow Giorgi battles back to deuce, saves another BP for good measure and edges through a real test of her mental strength to move within a game of the set.
BREAK! - S.WILLIAMS 2-4 GIORGI. Interesting... very interesting. Giorgi finally makes some headway on the Williams serve - and how. She goes big on her returns and it pays off as Serena miscues from the baseline to cough up the break.
S.WILLIAMS 2-3 GIORGI. Camila seems to be relishing this stage. The Italian lands a third ace of the contest before claiming the hold to 30 with a corking crosscourt forehand.
S.WILLIAMS 2-2 GIORGI. No joy for Giorgi once again as SW23 races through another love hold.
S.WILLIAMS 1-2 GIORGI. The Italian choose the perfect moment to crash down a first ace o the match at 30-30 before a crosscourt drive volley seals the deal.
S.WILLIAMS 1-1 GIORGI. No such drama for Mrs Williams. She romps through an easy love hold to get on the board.
S.WILLIAMS 0-1 GIORGI. Camila chalks up her 39th double fault of the tournament to give Serena an ominous early break point. However, the Italian rallies superbly, sizzling a wonderful crosscourt forehand winner to make deuce before some big serving ensures she commences on a positive note.
Giorgi will serve first.
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HEAD-TO-HEAD: This is the fourth meeting. Serena has a 100 per cent record and has never dropped a set against the Italian.
It's time for 23-time major champion Serena Williams against a Grand Slam quarter final debutant in the shape of Italy's Camila Giorgi next up on Centre Court.