Twenty years after making her Wimbledon debut, Williams looks as good as ever and she moves into the quarter-finals without dropping a set in her first four matches. She said simply: "I don't follow tennis, women's tennis, and I don't follow tennis".
"I would try to give her shots that she doesn't like: the slice, the little dink", said Navratilova, 61. But this is only my fourth tournament back (so) I don't feel pressure, I don't feel like I have to win this.
When Williams was asked her expectations after winning her first match at Wimbledon in two years, she said, "Not only do I expect to win, I expect to win emphatically".
That is going to change now.
Williams, however, lifted her intensity in the second set, avoiding any break points as she secured one break of her own.
The American then cruised through the deciding set with a single break of serve enough to ensure her place in the semi-finals.
She now has a 39-35 record when losing the first set at a major. In 2013, he beat another Spaniard, David Ferrer, to set up a semi-final meeting with Novak Djokovic, and it just so happens the Serb could be his next challenge at SW19 five years on.
Williams, who won the Wimbledon title on her last two visits in 2015 and 2016, is now on an 18-match winning streak at the All England Club.
Kerber takes on Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko in the other semifinal.
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Williams hasn't lost a set against Goerges in three previous matches, including a victory last month at the French Open (6-3, 6-4) in the round of 32.
Still, Kerber had some trouble closing things out.
After reaching the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time, Isner was far more enthused.
After a series of upsets made this edition of Wimbledon the first since it began seeding players in the 1920s that none of the top 10 women reached the quarterfinals, Nos.
As you can imagine, people were surprised at her lack of any comment or observation about one of the greatest players in the history of the game.
Her dance of delight signalled the end of Giorgi's threat as Williams raced to the finish line.
Two-time grand slam victor Angelique Kerber faces 2017 French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko in the other semifinal after the pair downed Daria Kasatkina 6-3 7-5 and Dominika Cibulkova 7-5 6-4, respectively.
She was the aggressor throughout, hitting 33 winners to Cibulkova's six, but also doubling her opponent's unforced error count.
On Monday, the 36-year-old needed just 62 minutes to dispatch qualifier (and fellow mom) Evgeniya Rodina, 6-2, 6-2.
The victor of the Williams and Giorgi match battles Bertens or Goerges in the semifinals. I'm just thinking about my next match, which is tomorrow.