Williams is playing only her fourth tournament since becoming a mother for the first time.
So Bartoli decided not to hit any second serves.
Whether it was a forward defensive shot or a back-foot cut, the eight-time champion's technique impressed the International Cricket Council. Why not take a risk? "It's really hard to [compete] with a hero".
The worst news for her next opponent, Italy's Camila Giorgi, is that Serena believes there is more to come.
She served for the victory at 5-4 in the second set, but got broken. "I don't feel I have to win this; I don't feel I have to lose this", Williams said. I'm definitely going to have to bring that on Wednesday'.
"That's why she was playing finals here". She had never even got to the quarter-finals of a major tournament before, let alone the semi-finals.
"Come on!" Williams screamed after clinching the second set with a service victor to level the match at one set apiece.
Serena fought back from a set down to defeat the daring Giorgi, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Goerges also battled back from a set down to beat Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens 3-6 7-5 6-1 in the last of the women's quarterfinals.
Belgium star Hazard: I used to support France growing up Blaise Matuidi was suspended for France's 2-0 quarterfinal win over Uruguay, but he is expected to return to the lineup. It's going to be a thrilling match no doubt and don't be surprised if this one ends up going the full distance.
Julia Goerges dropped her racket and froze temporarily on No1 Court at the magnitude of reaching her first grand slam semi-final.
Hsieh protested, leading the match referee to come on to discuss the decision with the umpire as calls of "replay the point" came from a bemused crowd on Court 18. "I do follow women's tennis", she said pointedly.
While some BBC analysts applauded Giorgi's go-for-broke approach Tuesday, nine-time Wimbledon champion Martina Navratilova, who's covering the tournament for Tennis Channel, isn't convinced that answering power with power is the best approach against Williams.
It was Serena's 100th career main draw victory on grass.
That's how she would take on Williams, if they were contemporaries. 'Each of us, seeded or not, I'm not seeded, we're just here to do our best.
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. "I'll coach her, but I don't want to travel". It's like all the other women that are still in the draw. She said that, like, yesterday or the day before.
So what if she's still getting her game in gear?
"I thought it was a good scoreline", Williams told the BBC after the match.
"You need the total package". "It was really ridiculous for me".
Thai authorities revealed that the first phase was executed "smoothly" and the boys who had been evacuated were in "good health". The most touching note came from one whose name was not clear: "I'm doing fine, but the air is a little cold, but don't worry.
The boys, ages 11-16, and their 25-year-old became stranded when they went exploring in the cave after a practice game. They eventually found a dry landing spot, where they waited for nine days before being found by two British divers.
Not long after that, YouTube will turn its attention at directing users towards video reports - again from "quality news sources". Rather than recommending a video first, the algorithm will point to a text-based story surfaced by Google News.
For the past month, Bieber and Baldwin have been on tour-de-romance, traveling from the Hamptons to Miami to NYC. Justin Bieber performs a medley of songs at the 2016 Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., May 22, 2016.
Jones' position could be critical to Kavanaugh's confirmation as the Republicans hold only a 51-49 advantage in the Senate. In the case decided Monday that had to do with attorneys' fees, there would be no majority if Kavanaugh were to withdraw.
But leading pro-Brexit legislator Jacob Rees-Mogg said "I don't think a no-confidence vote is immediately in the offing". According to the Daily Mail, Mr Rees-Mogg said on Monday night that Mr Johnson would make an "brilliant" prime minister.
Google finally made a decision to combine all of its different payment services into one this January, and Google Pay was born . The second tab in the app is now called "Payment" and features just credit and debit cards, as well as Google Play balance.
Similarly, past year the Trump administration ended Obamacare's cost-sharing reduction payments to health insurers. The mainstream media report offered more criticism from supporters of the Affordable Care Act .
And the 19-year-old was overwhelmed at the thought of helping France reach the final in his first appearance at a World Cup. Those two teams play in the other semifinal match on Wednesday, also in Moscow.
Haroon Bilour belonged to an influential political family in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, of which Peshawar is the capital. The blast occurred as Haroon Bilour arrived at the stage to address supporters in Yaka Toot area.
Australia and NZ recall frozen vegetables over listeria fears
Woolworths said it proactively manages and prevents microbial contamination of food, and has very strict protocols in place. Meanwhile, the UK's Food Standards Agency says consumers who have bought any of the affected products should not eat them.
Drake Has Another Release Ready To Accompany New Record Deal
Since the release of Drake's latest LP Scorpion , the Canadian artist has dominated the tops spots of the Billboard Music charts. In its first week, Scorpion moved 732,000 equivalent albums, giving Drake his eighth consecutive number one album.
These two judges are favorites to win Supreme Court nod
On Monday, President Trump said he has selected his Supreme Court pick but won't reveal it until Monday night, according to CNN. And the government's task won't get any easier: A second deadline asks officials to reunite 3,000 older children in two weeks.
Hurricane Chris forms in Atlantic Ocean
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Ronaldo signs for Juventus
He issued a statement through Real Madrid calling his time in the Spanish capital as possibly "the happiest years of my life ". Hazard could find the lure of Champions League football too great, with Chelsea missing out after finishing fifth last season.