Why Serena is still plagued by 'traumatic thoughts' - 7 months ago, 13 July 02:40
Serena Williams said "it's crazy" that she has managed to reach a 10th Wimbledon final, 10 months after a series of life-saving surgeries which followed the birth of her daughter and that she still has "traumatic thoughts" over her own mortality.
The 36-year-old American eased past Germany's Julia Goerges 6-2, 6-4 and will face another German, Angelique Kerber in Saturday's final, her 30th Grand Slam championship match.
"It's crazy. I don't even know how to feel because I literally didn't think I'd do this well in my fourth tournament back," Williams said.
Victory on Saturday will give her an eighth Wimbledon title and 24th Grand Slam crown, taking her level with Margaret Court's all-time mark.
It's a staggering achievement for Williams, who defeated Kerber in the 2016 final at the All England Club before sitting out the 2017 tournament to prepare for motherhood.
Her daughter Olympia was born in September, but Williams then underwent emergency ...
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