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For Serena, a win on Saturday would give her 23 Grand Slam titles, the most ever in the Open era.
"I think she played unbelievable".
"I'm just so excited that I have another opportunity to play again".
Coco Vandeweghe blasted her way into her first grand slam semi-final with a dominant display of power tennis to destroy French Open champion Garbine Muguruza 6-4 6-0 at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Federer missed six months due to back and knee injuries.
That win saw the thirteenth seed join Serena, 35, after her comfortable straight sets victory over fellow veteran Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.
No. 15 Grigor Dimitrov closed with an ace to hold off wild-card entry Denis Istomin, who upset Djokovic in the third round, 2-6, 7-6 (2), 6-2, 6-1.
Serena, a six-times Melbourne Park champion, wrapped up the match when the 79th-ranked Croatian Lucic-Baroni slammed a shot into the net, the American reaching her 29th grand slam final.
Only he didn't expect to be anywhere near the semifinals. "I felt I was always going to be risky on any given day in a match situation, but obviously as the tournament would progress, maybe I would fade away with energy". "If you think about it, I mean, when have you seen an easy semifinal or something like that?"
Another tournament surprise has been No. 35 Vandeweghe.
Williams kept the momentum as she broke Vandeweghe in the opening game of the final set and the former world number one clinched victory on her fourth match point. In his road to the semis, he defeated Tomas Berdych and followed it up with a five-setter win against the indomitable Kei Nishikori. "You couldn't stop it".
Williams made just eight unforced errors in the set compared with 16 for her younger opponent.
Williams completed her run to the final by coming from a set down to end the best major run of unseeded CoCo Vandeweghe's career.
US officials say they didn't learn until Thursday that Mexico was extraditing drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman . Guzman landed in NY late on Thursday to face federal narcotics trafficking and other charges.
The double-figure turnover total was the sixth of Westbrook's career and the third during a triple-double performance. Pachulia was called for a Flagrant 1 Foul, which leads to two free throws and ball possession for the Thunder.
It's good news for Tesla Autopilot, which has come under scrutiny in the past few months following the fatal accident in May. NHTSA's report on the analysis also highlighted some strengths of the technology.
It's around this time of year that Google announces the date and venue for its annual developer conference, Google I/O . While the I/O Website has now been updated to 2017, registration for the event hasn't opened yet.
The player was subject to racial abuse by Roma fans when he was contracted to play with AC Milan in 2013. Last weekend, they were held 0-0 at home by struggling Metz, with Balotelli suspended for that game.
And hey, as long as the 2018 show isn't as uniformly very bad as the 2015 show, I think it'll all work out in the end. Having Balor win the rumble would put him back in the Universal Championship picture against Owens or Reigns.
The Recording Academy announced Friday that Adele will perform at the February 12 show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles . Adele is also a pal of Grammy host James Corden; her installment of his Carpool Karaoke is the most-viewed of all time.
He was quoted in a Montana newspaper as saying that manmade climate change was "not a hoax, but it's not proven science either". Pruitt is expected to face tough questioning about his stance on climate change and ties to the oil and gas industry.
This is the first time Jason Day is competing against a full field since the Deutsche Bank Championship in early September. TaylorMade-Adidas president and CEO David Abeles said: "We are thrilled that Tiger has chosen to play TaylorMade".
Chelsea Houska, 25, gave birth to her second child - and first with husband Cole DeBoer - and announced the news on January 25. However, Chelsea did reveal that her baby boy's name isn't too common, and that it is most likely seen as a last name.
Soulja Boy charged with felony possession of an assault rifle
The 25-year-old rapper, whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way , pleaded not guilty on Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The other gun, which got Soulja the assault weapon charge, is a Mini Draco AR-15 - illegal for anyone to possess in California.
Individual income tax filing season begins in MI
Last year, more than 4 million MI taxpayers e-filed and had their refunds directly deposited into their bank accounts. All individual income tax returns must be e-filed or postmarked by Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
Champion Kerber is outclassed by Coco
This contest should go the distance, but whether Vandeweghe can cause a boilover will rest on her ability during clutch moments. Hitting 30 winners to seven, the 25-year-old completely exasperated Kerber, who was powerless and showed it.
Geri Horner has GIVEN BIRTH!
Ginger Spice has chose to step back from the Spice Girls' reunion because she wants to give more attention on her family life.
Group protests ban on jallikattu
Students and nurses of Thanjavur Medical College Hospital staged a dharna in front of the local railway junction. Therefore, we must know how much money our films are making in Tamil Nadu to come to an informed opinion.