In the first title-match between two thirtysomethings at Wimbledon since Virginia Wade defeated Betty Stove in 1977, Kerber became the fourth over 30 to win a Grand Slam since the turn of the century, along with Pennetta (2015 US Open), Li (2014 Australian Open) and S.Williams (10 Slam titles).
Williams, just 10 months after giving birth, was on her sport's biggest stage, two sets away from winning the most prestigious title in tennis, when she got worked over by Angelique Kerber, 6-3, 6-3.
It was not to be for Williams, who was attempting to draw level with Margaret Court with 24 Grand Slam titles - and the first since she gave birth to her daughter. I have so much to look forward to.
And it will be no surprise who one of the royals will be cheering on - although she may need to hold back on the celebrations this time.
It also marks the 36-year-old first solo outing with her new sister-in-law, Kate Middleton. She wore special compression leggings as a precaution during Wimbledon, just the fourth tournament of her comeback.
Graf was Kerber's hero when she was growing up in Bremen.
The gorgeous brunette swept her hair back into her trademark bun, as she carried a navy handbag and white fedora hat. "I was really happy to get this far", the athlete began before getting visibly emotional. As for Williams herself, what did fighting out of that bottle-shattered court in Compton do to her, and her mother Oracene, and what has been the toll of the long duel with the cool suspiciousness of the tennis establishment, which persists to this day (she was drug tested five times in June)? I'm really, really sure.
"She was playing very different to me, a lot of slice and playing strong off the forehand and having a good serve", Kerber told reporters.
"It's obviously disappointing but I can't be disappointed", Williams said.
Also supporting Williams on Centre Court were golfer Tiger Woods and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton.
"Almost didn't make it, to be honest", Williams said shortly after completing her 6-2, 6-4 semifinal victory over 13th-seeded Julia Goerges on Thursday.
"We tried to improve my tennis by being more aggressive", Kerber explained.
At the final point she ran up to the Royal Box and hugged her coach Wim Fissette, who she turned to after a poor 2017 season dropped her down the rankings.
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Pogba, Mbappe, Giroud, Griezmann and co. will now await the victor of tomorrow's semifinal between England and Croatia. In 2002, 2006 and 2014 they were eliminated in the group stages, and they failed to qualify for the 2010 tournament.
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The BBC said 19.9 million saw the match on BBC One while 3.9 million used iPlayer. "I knew they were going to win, I have faith". Another side-effect was the necessity for wing backs, and who better than the energetic Young and Trippier? "We all are.
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Spain dominated the match in terms of possession and territorial domination but posed very little threat to the host nation. That defied expectations for the home team, and Russia's path to the final also includes a potential semifinal here.
Williams will be seeking a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title and her first since giving birth in September. Goerges, playing her first Slam semifinal, sent a forehand flying wide off the sidelines to concede serve.
Children separated from their parents , some as young as 1 year old, are appearing in US immigration court. Trump reversed course on June 20 amid an worldwide outcry and said families should remain together.
Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic, however, has warned his team-mates they will need to keep a close eye on Eriksen on Sunday. But Hareide insists today's encounter will not just be a case of Denmark's tight defence against Croatia's risky attack.
Judge moves Manafort to new jail closer to trial site
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There's a lot of mutual respect". "At that time I didn't know him but now he's been playing for a year and a half". Martinez has succeeded where his predecessors failed by making the team greater than the sum of its parts.
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