Unstoppable Serena Williams closes in on Margaret Court's record

Serena Williams in action at Wimbledon

Serena Williams in action at Wimbledon

And she views Williams's latest achievement - reaching Wimbledon's final for the 10th time - as "another piece to the story that's not close to being done". She's one match from making that happen, 10 months after childbirth.

"I want to be around as long as I can to support her". She needed just one.

The former world number one developed a "slew of health complications" after developing a pulmonary embolism 24 hours after her baby's arrival.

"It's insane, I don't even know how to feel because I didn't expect to do this well in my fourth tournament back", said Williams.

Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates winning her semi-final match against Germany's Julia Goerges at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London July 12, 2018. In her seven victorious finals at The Championships, she has dropped just two sets: to Venus Williams in 2003 and to Agnieszka Radwanska in 2012. "It's such a pleasure and a joy [to be in the final] because less than a year ago, I was going through so much".

"I have to be ready for the match of my life", Williams said.

Williams' movement is far from the best on tour but her game is so well oiled that it does not matter, her ability to control proceedings ensuring she was always perfectly placed to unleash another groundstroke.

Germany's Angelique Kerber celebrates defeating Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko in the Wimbledon semifinals. She will also be returning to Wimbledon the following day with her husband Prince William to watch the Gentlemen's Singles Final on Centre Court.

Williams had daughter Olympian on September 1, followed by a pulmonary embolism and being bedridden for six weeks. I lost count after like four surgeries because I was in so many surgeries, and it was just routine.

"Yeah, I think she is coming back, for sure". "This was not inevitable for me".

'This was not inevitable for me, I had a really hard pregnancy and I had to have multiple surgeries, I nearly didn't make it.

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I couldn't even walk to my mailbox, so it's definitely not normal for me to be in a Wimbledon final.

The victory over Goerges extended Williams' winning streak at Wimbledon to 20 matches, dating to the start of the 2015 edition. She's playing like she played the years before where she won the big matches.

That title pushed her past Steffi Graf's record of 22 majors in the half-century professional era; Court won some of her Slams during the amateur era.

Leading 4-2, Williams powered into a one-set lead, breaking Goerges to love to move ahead. Goerges, the first seeded player Williams faced these two weeks, showed she was capable of trading power from the baseline with Williams.

Serena Williams won the point 87 percent of the time she landed her first serve in Thursday's semifinals.

In the week leading up to her first-round match against Viktoriya Tomova, Williams posted a daily countdown on Instagram that included flashback Wimbledon photos and uplifting sentiments.

"She brings her "A game" in a lot of important moments", Goerges said. "We played here in the final the last time I played here in the final". "If Serena Williams enters the 2018 U.S. Open, the USTA will recognize her accomplishments, recognize her return to the workplace and will seed her, regardless of what her ranking is".

Later, Williams was asked whether this has been her most trying comeback in a career that's had its share, including an earlier bout with blood clots in her lungs.

"Oh, wow. I never thought about that".

"It's not frustrating [being a favourite], but it's like, "C'mon guys, this is pretty awesome", Williams said.

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